Posted no picture aahrthi12

no picture aahrthi12
Member since February 11, 2016
  • 3 Posts

Alone. Loneliness. Ever wonder why some people are just so lonely? Well, here's the answer... They're special. In school, the ones who have the most friends are cool and famous. Ever thought what's behind those so called *nerds* are? Well they're change makers. They beat stereotypes and move forward while most of us can only afford to watch them. In the technological world, there are still people who don't have an account on Facebook. Why? Because they're different. We all re...

One Girl, 7 Generations, 150 Years Secured - Educate

Posted Avatar Dhiraj Warkhede , Indian

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Dhiraj Warkhede
Member since December 22, 2016
  • 2 Posts
  • Age 21

Education has always been neglected and if that education has to be for a girl child, then that was considered to be against the respect of man. It seems obnoxious to hear but yes that's the past or distant past we have seen. Nevertheless we have come a long way in terms of thinking and in terms of encouragement to educate a girl child. We never understood how important it is to respect a girl. At the end of the day, the mother who gave birth was a girl once. The biggest repaym...

A Sense of Owing

Posted Avatar Andri P. , High School Student/ Member of Cyprus Children's Parliament

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Andri P.
Member since February 6, 2016
  • 13 Posts
  • Age 16

How much do we really owe to schools? Did I catch you off guard? If yes, don’t worry. It’s a question I haven’t really thought that much about either. You see, for some reason, it’s considered common knowledge that we owe a lot, if not all, to our schools. But, how true is this “statement”? Allow me to tell you a little story... A few months back, I won an essay competition by the European Commission. People from 30 countries aged 16-25 participated and I ju...

We Write the Future

Posted Avatar Ani Machado , UNICEF Volunteer

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Ani Machado
Member since January 19, 2017
  • 1 Post
  • Age 17

So many of us teenagers suffer from misconceived notions that we don't have the power to make a difference. I'm here to tell you that is not the case. It started off as more of an idealistic "what if". I began to think of ways I can help others, specifically children who lack basic necessities, the children UNICEF strives to provide for. They deserve to utilize these human rights and receive such needs! I come out of the shower having used gallons of unnecessary water that a ch...

This is a speech I made for my Architectural Essays class as an introduction to our class. Hello everyone! I’m an environmental advocate. I have a deep reverence to our God the Creator that I value His creations too much which led me to living my life in service to help protect the beauty of our planet. If any of you watched An Inconvenient Truth before, that’s what has driven me to become part of the international movement “The Climate Reality Project”. Through there,...

The greener side of blessings.

Posted Avatar Rana Madanat , Pharmacist for peace

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Rana Madanat
Member since August 6, 2016
  • 14 Posts
  • Age 23

It's shameful, the way we treat each other, based on our ignorant acceptance of people, depending on beliefs and experiences we have been fed and have lived. How we perceive people, downgrade them, and bully them. I know that it's cliché to hear that life is too short, or some people have it worse than you do, but they're not called clichés for nothing, it's for the fact that they are overused, maybe to the point that they don't make sense to us anymore, but the truth they be...

5 Careers I Wish I’d Considered In University

Posted no picture BeccHarps

no picture BeccHarps
Member since January 5, 2017
  • 1 Post

It’s an unfortunate fact that many people’s career paths are decided before they’ve even finished high school. With an impressive list of prerequisites for every career path imaginable, it’s nearly impossible to live a little before you make any life-changing decisions. I was always destined to fall into the writer route because I was always more interested in literature in high school than any other subject. In recent months, I wouldn’t say I regret my choice, but I have...

Gathering hope for an intangible future

Posted Avatar Yamanah Zaidan , Social and Youth activist

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Yamanah Zaidan
Member since August 25, 2016
  • 2 Posts
  • Age 22

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to attend Jusoor 2016 bootcamp to learn more about entrepreneurship, each day many visitors came to tell us about their own experience, ask questions and share ideas. The most exciting thing happened when I met someone called Bilal, he visited us with two Syrian Refugee children Ahmad and Mohammad. And he told us: these two guys are amazing. Besides their work they want to continue their education, and they are facing lots of difficulti...

The East is a delicate matter

Posted no picture globallycurious , Student

no picture Student
Member since January 18, 2017
  • 1 Post

Many of you may ask, where is Uzbekistan? Is it somewhere in Africa? What’s life like there? Do people have wi-fi or internet access? Is it the same as Pakistan? And I may surprise you with my answers, Uzbekistan is not in Africa, but located in Central Asia and borders with countries like Kazakhstan in the north, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in the East. And yes, we do have internet connection, as well as alternative energy production, which is becoming very popular nowadays. A...

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