Maternal mortality is nothing short of a global epidemic. Nearly every minute of every day, a woman dies from pregnancy-related causes. The world has the resources, technology and knowledge to prevent most of these deaths- sign CARE’s petition to help.
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Mom changed your diapers- show her how you’re helping change the world- with chocolate & coffee.
This month, She’s the First experimented with the power of poetry. We launched a Poetry Month campaign with the ultimate goal of sponsoring one year of primary school for a girl in Southern Sudan, via our partner Project Education Sudan. In this region, only one percent of girls finish primary school. The cost for a year of education: only $365. We can do this together, while sending notes of love, friendship, and beauty to our friends and family. Read more
Going green is not only beneficial for the environment, but for you as an individual as well. It reduces clutter, can provide you tax deductions, save you tons of money, and help you to live a healthier, happier, more simple life. Here are some of my favorite quick and easy tips to GO GREEN for Earth Day, and every day. Read more
Can you imagine a life where going barefoot wasn’t an option, it was the only way?
While most of us are fortunate enough to have shoes to coordinate with almost every outfit — and stylish ones at that — for millions of children around the world, shoes are a bare necessity that is seldom granted. In developing countries, many children never own a pair of new shoes. They walk miles on mud, dirt and rocks to go to school, get water or seek medical attention, putting themselves at risk for preventable diseases and infections.
But American Blake Mycoskie is trying to change that. After witnessing this harsh reality first-hand on a biking expedition in Argentina, Mycoskie founded TOMS Shoes, which promises to give one pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair that’s purchased. Read more
by Lori Deschene