Sustainable Development Goals

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....

7 in 10 children in the Nicaraguan coffeelands will not make it beyond primary school. Kristin Van Busum founded Project Alianza to provide them with the education and skills they need to break free of generations of poverty. I was raised by a single mom, and I...

Chasing Passions & Keeping the Cause Close to Heart: Founding The Water Movement on my University Campus Filling out college applications, moving your tassel from right to left on your graduation cap, moving out for the first time, landing that perfect internship – these are all quintessential milestones for...

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...

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...

Hello and Welcome to The Blessed to Give Blog! This blog is a new initiative to bring together a community around philanthropy & global issues for under 35s, by sharing inspiring stories of young people using their gifts to bless others & create social change. The word 'philanthropy'...