World Vision USA has embarked on a new twist on child sponsorship that is absolutely delightful. Traditionally how child sponsorship works is sponsors pick photos of children who live in poverty and need assistance. But now children get to choose their sponsors giving them a sense of empowerment and becoming a full part of the … Continue reading World Vision Now Puts Child Sponsorship Into the Rightful Hands of Children
The United Nations doesn’t mince words when it says that water scarcity is one of the world’s biggest challenges. If measurable changes do not happen, two-thirds of the world’s population will live in water-stressed countries by 2025. I have seen how water scarcity is already a mainstay for families in rural Africa and southeast Asia. … Continue reading 5 Ways to Help Provide Clean Water During World Water Week
Today is World Humanitarian Day, the annual day where we celebrate humanitarians all over the world who work every day to save lives even in some of the world’s most dangerous countries. This year the world is celebrating women humanitarians as often they are on the front lines in our world’s worst crises. We know … Continue reading Women Celebrated on This Year’s World Humanitarian Day #WomenHumanitarians
Yesterday global women’s and children’s advocates sounded the alarm regarding alleged strong-arming by US delegates at this year’s World Health Assembly (WHA) in Geneva. The issue at hand was the rights of women regarding their choice between breastfeeding and formula feeding. According to the New York Times, the US delegation sought to remove the language … Continue reading Is the Formula Industry Overpowering Breastfeeding?
With nearly 84% of Puerto Rico still without power after Hurricane Maria, Duracell has arrived on the island today and will distribute $1 million of batteries as well as charging mobile devices and internet access through its Power Forward initiative. When natural disasters occur Duracell helps to reconnect communities. Puerto Rico will be its largest distribution effort … Continue reading Duracell Distributes $1 Million of Batteries in Puerto Rico for Hurricane Relief