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5 Key Ways to Avoid Animal Cruelty

While our heart may melt at the sight of an adorable dog and we may spend hours watching cat videos on YouTube, we often - knowingly or unknowingly - turn a blind eye to the very serious issue of animal cruelty plaguing modern-day society. Our ever increasing focus on commerce and

7 Ways to Help Syrian Refugees

Most of us have been hearing about the plight of Syrian refugees for as long as we can remember, but know little about the part we can play to make a difference. Below are the key ways you can help. DONATE: Donate to the International Red Cross who help treat, feed, and

The Luxury of Drinking Water

The Luxury of Drinking Water

By Makk Vjy Did you know that every 21 seconds, one child dies due to an illness related to water? It is very shocking to know that 780 million worldwide do not have access to clean water, which is roughly 2.5 times the population of the United States, 12 times that

Mental Illness: Ending the Stigma

Mental Illness: Ending the Stigma

By Samantha Plink One in four people in the world will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lives. Yet nearly two thirds of those people never seek help from a health professional, largely due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Mental illness doesn’t discriminate. It can affect people

Save The Bees!

Save the bees

By Jully Kemp Stings from bees hurt but losing the bees eternally sure hurts more. A lot of people find it difficult to believe that bees are actually very important to human beings. Believe it or not, 1 out of every 3 food item we eat was gotten from a

Five Empowering Organisations Helping Women

  Millions of women around the world experience violence, inequality, and disadvantage every day. Here are five organisations helping to give these women a voice by advocating for gender equality. Helping women in areas of war and conflict Women for Women http://www.womenforwomen.org/ Women for Women International has helped more than 462 000 marginalised women

A Hungry Child Needs Your Help

A hungry child needs your help

    Fighting in C.A.R. is pushing families to the edge of survival, while funding for this crisis has nearly run out. Children will be the first innocent victims. Without your support, WFP cannot continue providing emergency food assistance. The Situation in C.A.R. Before conflict started, half of the children in C.A.R. were stunted due

5 Causes That Need Our Urgent Support

There’s a whole big world out there with plenty of causes to support. As someone who lives an unfortunate life, you shouldn’t forget there are many worthy causes where you can share your time and effort, if not a little bit of donation. Many unfortunate things continue to happen in different

The LGBT Struggle

By Ramelle Lewis Growing up, I knew my family was different. When I was very young, I didn't realise that different didn't necessarily mean 'bad', or 'wrong'. I just knew that my family would never conform to the nuclear bloc of Mum, Dad and child. I had Mum, and later Ava*[1], my

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