#Current Events

  • Article: Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History
    Water & Sanitation

    Yemen Is Experiencing the Worst Single-Year Cholera Crisis in History

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    The end is not yet in sight. Read more

  • Article: One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees
    Citizenship

    One-Third of This Country’s Entire Population Has Become Refugees

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 21, 2017

    Most of the people fleeing the violence are unaccompanied children. Read more

  • Article: This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day
    Health

    This Deadly Epidemic Kills Nearly 100 Americans Every Day

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017

    And it’s lowering overall life expectancy across the country. Read more

  • Article: This Is the Best Way to Lift Women Out of Poverty, According to Melinda Gates
    Girls & Women

    This Is the Best Way to Lift Women Out of Poverty, According to Melinda Gates

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 20, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    “If you believe in women, you fund things for women.” Read more

  • Article: At Least 226 Dead as Another Massive Earthquake Shakes Mexico
    Citizenship

    At Least 226 Dead as Another Massive Earthquake Shakes Mexico

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 19, 2017

    The epicenter was located just 75 miles from Mexico City. Read more

  • Article: UNICEF Is Working to Get 1 Million Children in Texas Back in School After Hurricane Harvey
    Education

    UNICEF Is Working to Get 1 Million Children in Texas Back in School After Hurricane Harvey

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 19, 2017

    It’s now been more than a month. Read more

  • Article: This Syrian Refugee Family Just Opened a Successful Chocolate Factory in a Small Canadian Town
    Citizenship

    This Syrian Refugee Family Just Opened a Successful Chocolate Factory in a Small Canadian Town

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 13, 2017

    Assam and the chocolate factory. Read more

  • Article: These Caribbean Islands Are Running Out of Food and Water in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma
    Food & Hunger

    These Caribbean Islands Are Running Out of Food and Water in the Aftermath of Hurricane Irma

    By Tess Sohngen|Sept. 13, 2017

    Nearly 50 million people live on the islands affected by the hurricane. Read more