The Arctic is one of the most majestic and beautiful places in the world. It houses incredible life forms such as polar bears, penguins, narwhals, and walruses and is becomes almost a kind of surreal painting to the eye. Even further, aside from the aesthetics, the Arctic is a
By Janice Lim
Have any of you ever been approached by someone entreating with you to donate some money, to help a cause, to save a rainforest or to help sick animals? Have any of you, like me, felt like you sympathized with the cause, but at the same time felt
Most people are happy to help the needy, but with a large number of charities around the world, each with its own compelling cause, it’s difficult to sift through all the charities to find out which one deserves your donation the most. We have compiled a list of 10 small
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
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*, my
The ocean is kind to us, and it’s high time we are kind to it too. It is essential for our survival on this planet, so it is vital that we take steps to protect it. Here’s some everyday ways that you, as an individual, can help to preserve our
The recent news about climate change would inspire just about anyone to start thinking about lessening their impact on the planet. After all, there is no Planet B, and we need to start acting like it. The easiest way to do that is with baby steps—saying no to plastic and
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
By BC Phillips
One of the darker elements of human nature is our propensity to seek out reasons to avoid helping others. It’s easy to maintain our sense that we are good and just when an external factor is present that makes the misfortunes of others due to their own faults.
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
Women for Women International has helped more than 462 000 marginalised women