Image: The Independent During this current #refugeecrisis, children entering Europe are being separated from their families and forced to continue their dangerous journey alone. The UN is calling to protect these vulnerable children and demanding that they be treated with dignity. Read more about these unfolding events: http://goo.gl/IVrulW
Photo: Christof Stache / AFP / Getty Images These are heart lifting stories from @BuzzFeed that show the humanity and compassion being shown as the refugee crisis continues to unfold. Even in the darkest of times, there is more love than hate and more people who care than don’t. See these touching photos: http://goo.gl/YzlPr7
Here’s a great piece from The Guardian about how we can improve nutrition in adolescent girls around the world: http://goo.gl/jHC9LT One great idea is to encourage girls to play sports because there is evidence that doing so can empower girls, improve their self-esteem and challenge gender steroetypes. When girls know their worth and value, they take […]
Here’s a #tbt with our studious friend at the Alice in Wonderland Home in Faridabad, India. As the years go by, things change but one thing that always remains constant is the importance of literacy, especially among vulnerable children. Children who read, succeed!
Every act of kindness makes a difference. Remember, that you matter and you have the opportunity to make this world a kinder place. This week, let’s all find ways to spread kindness. And keep in mind that all the little acts of love around the world are adding up! “Small acts, when multiplied by millions […]
The greenhouse at Watoto Wema is now harvesting kale and spinach, in addition to tomatoes! The children are learning all about produce and farming, as they take part in the project. One of the best parts about this Kenyan farm is that it is self-sustaining and all about change, not charity!
Photo: Benjamin James, @emptyspacestudio We recently went back to India, where we met with the children who are benefiting from our projects. We were able to visit four of our partner homes in India and we were there for the start of two of our new projects. It was a truly amazing adventure that we […]
The #LetGirlsLearn is a White House-sponsored initiative that #FLOTUS champions that is working to transform the world through the education of girls. Educating girls creates healthier families and improved communities with lower rates of HIV/AIDS, infant mortality and maternal mortality. By increasing girls’ access to education, we make this world a much better place to […]