Most Recent Content from: Leah Rodriguez

  • Article: This Advocate Is Empowering Youth Across Kenya's Slums Through Education
    AdvocacyEducation

    This Advocate Is Empowering Youth Across Kenya's Slums Through Education

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 16, 2019

    Kennedy Odede’s SHOFCO Urban Network is training the country’s future leaders. Read more

  • Article: Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most
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    Children With Disabilities and Girls in Palestine Are Missing Out on Secondary Education the Most

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 14, 2019

    Education Cannot Wait and UNRWA set up a new program to invest in their futures. Read more

  • Article: Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars
    Water & Sanitation

    Period Poverty Causes Girls in the UK to Skip Out on Sports & Extracurriculars

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 8, 2019

    Not being able to afford pads can have lasting effects for years to come. Read more

  • Article: These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines
    Water & Sanitation

    These Eco-Toilets Could Help South Africa Eradicate Pit Latrines

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    They’re eco-friendly, affordable, and don’t require much water. Read more

  • Article: This Bus-Turned-Classroom Is Helping Migrant Children Learn at the US Border
    Education

    This Bus-Turned-Classroom Is Helping Migrant Children Learn at the US Border

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 7, 2019

    Yes We Can gives students the opportunity to continue their education while waiting for asylum. Read more

  • Article: This Hilarious Video Points Out Why the Gender Gap Is No Joke
    Girls & Women

    This Hilarious Video Points Out Why the Gender Gap Is No Joke

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 6, 2019

    Melinda Gates and Hollywood’s funniest comedians say, "Equality Can’t Wait." Read more

  • Article: Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers
    Education

    Deaf Students in Scotland Are Falling Behind Their Peers

    By Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 6, 2019

    The National Deaf Children’s Society is urging the government to invest in teacher training. Read more

  • Article: 16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them
    Water & Sanitation

    16 Million FEMA Water Bottles in Puerto Rico Expired Before Anyone Could Drink Them

    By Erica Sanchez  and  Leah Rodriguez|Aug. 5, 2019

    An expert says it doesn’t make sense. Read more