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Knitting for a Cause

Knitting for a Cause (Donate to Charity)

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

From the Heart

From the Heart

By Wendy Appleyard A[dropcap] friend of mine gave blood – she didn’t want to – once finished she delighted in telling everyone all the details - right down to the kind of biscuit she was served afterwards. It was like her deed was done now, she had crossed that off her

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

Respect

By Emily Wong ‘BECAUSE YOU’RE WORTH IT’ The sweet, lulling slogan whispered so seductively from the lips of the model as she pouts to the camera. One simple phrase. One billion dollars. That’s the amount of money L’oreal might have made had they simply made lipsticks. In actual fact, the total revenue

A Smile: The Domino Effect

By Victoria Holland It’s weird the little things that stick in your mind. I remember when I was a kid in junior school my headmaster told a story in assembly that has always stayed with me - it was about passing on a smile. He said that when you smiled at

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

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

Without Spending a Cent

By Samantha Plink Ways to make a difference without spending a cent: 1. Volunteer Countless organisations would appreciate your time, even just an hour here and there. It’s also an excellent way to meet like-minded people and looks great on your resume. 2. Grow your own herbs and vegetables Growing your own food is a simple

Going Solar

Solar

By James Yasin Shell chose simply to pay a £29.4Mn fine, rather than clean up its operations. In addition to the wilful destruction of the earth perpetrated by corporations like Shell, we see year on year, accidental destruction of habitats and the beauty of the planet in spills like Deepwater Horizon, Exxon

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