A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity (A W.I.S.H.) is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide models and support for life sustaining activities that integrate solutions to poverty and the environment while fostering self-reliance. It was founded in March of 1995 and is registered in the United States in Washington State as a tax-exempt 501(c)3 Corporation (Federal I.D. #91-1712077) and in Alaska