#poverty

  • Article: ‘Poverty Is a State of Mind,’ Says Housing Secretary Ben Carson
    Citizenship

    ‘Poverty Is a State of Mind,’ Says Housing Secretary Ben Carson

    By Colleen Curry|May 25, 2017

    It’s also due to bad parenting, he said. Read more

  • Article: Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor
    Finance & Innovation

    Cairo Transforms Shipping Containers Into Homes for the Poor

    April 26, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Many Egyptians living in sprawling slums and unlicensed apartment blocks. Read more

  • Article: A Sapphire Rush in Madagascar Is Destroying One of the World’s Most Important Rainforests
    Environment

    A Sapphire Rush in Madagascar Is Destroying One of the World’s Most Important Rainforests

    By James O'Hare|April 3, 2017

    This is the real cost of sapphire rings. Read more

  • Article: For the World's 1 Billion People Without Electricity, Climbing Out Of Poverty Can Be Impossible
    Environment

    For the World's 1 Billion People Without Electricity, Climbing Out Of Poverty Can Be Impossible

    April 3, 2017|Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Access to clean electricity is the first step toward ending poverty and global warming. Read more

  • Article: NFL Star Kelvin Beachum Fights to End Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    NFL Star Kelvin Beachum Fights to End Hunger

    By Alissa Sandoval |Oct. 13, 2016|World Vision

    "A student cannot fuel their education without first fueling their body.” Read more

  • Article: Why We Need to Inspire Young People to Help Change the World
    Food & Hunger

    Why We Need to Inspire Young People to Help Change the World

    Aug. 12, 2016|World Vision

    What do you want to be when you grow up? Read more

  • Article: Michele Sullivan Tells the True Meaning of "Together.Stronger"
    Citizenship

    Michele Sullivan Tells the True Meaning of "Together.Stronger"

    Aug. 10, 2016|Caterpillar Foundation

    “If you want to go fast, go alone, if you want to go far, go together.” Read more

  • Article: A 6-Year-Old Girl Was Traded to a 55-Year-Old Man for a Goat
    Girls & Women

    A 6-Year-Old Girl Was Traded to a 55-Year-Old Man for a Goat

    By Meghan Werft|Aug. 9, 2016|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Faced with a starving family, her father gave away his 6-year-old daughter in exchange for food. Read more