#Impact

  • Article: Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002
    ImpactHealth

    Number of People at Risk of This Blinding Disease Reduced by 91% Since 2002

    By Jackie Marchildon|June 27, 2019

    Trachoma is the leading cause of infectious blindness in the world. Read more

  • Article: Australian Global Citizens Support Tuberculosis Eradication Efforts in the Asia Pacific
    ImpactHealth

    Australian Global Citizens Support Tuberculosis Eradication Efforts in the Asia Pacific

    June 26, 2019

    Australians stood with campaigners fighting to ensure everybody can live free from the disease. Read more

  • Article: Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.
    ImpactCitizenship

    Governments Agree That Human Capital Matters. Now It’s Time to Act.

    By Sophie Barbier|June 19, 2019

    Here’s how the World Bank, entrepreneurs, and governments are prioritizing human capital Read more

  • Article: Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach
    ImpactEnvironment

    Mountain of Trash: Thousands of Volunteers Clean Up Plastic Litter at NYC Beach

    By Joe McCarthy|June 10, 2019

    “We live here, the beach is our backyard, and the amount of trash we see is astounding.” Read more

  • Article: Zambia Vows to Prioritize the Fight Against Childhood Stunting
    ImpactFood & Hunger

    Zambia Vows to Prioritize the Fight Against Childhood Stunting

    By Mwandwe Chileshe|June 4, 2019

    "We thank you for your promise to fight for and protect the future of our global community." Read more

  • Article: Canada Just Made a Massive Commitment to Women and Children's Health and Reproductive Rights
    ImpactHealth

    Canada Just Made a Massive Commitment to Women and Children's Health and Reproductive Rights

    By Jonah Kanter|June 4, 2019

    This historic pledge is in response to the actions of over 36,000 Global Citizens. Read more

  • Feature: How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools
    FeatureImpactWater & Sanitation

    How Global Citizens & Activists Spurred a Country to Improve Menstrual Health in Over 5,000 Schools

    By Mbali KgameLerato Mogoatlhe  and  Imogen Calderwood|May 28, 2019

    Many students couldn't go to school during their periods. So Global Citizens took action. Read more

  • Article: World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment
    ImpactCitizenship

    World Leaders Just Committed Nearly €53 Million to Nutrition, Sanitation, Health, and the Environment

    By Aileen ElsnerSophie Barbier  and  Jana Sepehr|May 21, 2019

    Leaders from Nigeria, Zambia, Germany, Rwanda, and Ghana showed us they, too, are Global Citizens. Read more