Poverty

Here’s what young changemaker Vivian Onano has to say to young people about following passions, remembering community, and making a difference in 2017 and beyond. If the term ‘old soul’ were still in vogue, twenty-something wunderkind Vivian Onano would be the bell of that ball....

ELEPHAS is a High Quality 100% Natural Beauty Line, Designed to Support Women's Involvement in Elephant Conservation When I met Aouba in the little town of Léo, in the south of Burkina Faso, I immediately saw that she could make a real difference. During my travels...

From Building a Computer Lab & Sewing Studio for an Orphanage in India, to Becoming a Teen Advisor for the United Nations Foundation Every summer, my family would take a trip to India. On my birthday – August 15th – my entire family would pile into a gleaming white van...

Vestability: A student run organisation providing affordable buoyancy vests to the world’s impoverished fishing communities. A few years ago I was volunteering in Madagascar for SEED, a charity aimed at eradicating poverty and environmental degradation in the Anosy region of Madagascar. It was here that I...

Catalyzing a Sustainable, Community-Based Response to the Orphan Crisis, through the Local Church January 12, 2017: My heart squealed with joy, as I watched cute pink piglets seemingly grow before my eyes. Far from my home in Pennsylvania, I had come to this remote area about...

Empowering Students toward SDG-Oriented Education and Action The Sustainable Development Goals (a.k.a. SDGs) are a defining paradigm of our time. Adopted by all 193 UN Member States in September 2015, they represent an international consensus strategy to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for...