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See Me Not Poverty

Posted September 25, 2013 no picture BreedCompassion

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Member since September 2, 2013
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See Me Not Poverty The notion is simple – look beyond poverty to really see the human being you are dealing with. As simplistic as it sounds I really feel that this mentality fails to be adopted by the mass. For example, most people feel pity and sorrow for the victims of poverty we see in UNICEF or Save the Children adverts but aside from the sadness do we really think about who the person displayed in front of us is. Do we think about their hopes and dreams? Do we think b...


Behind the Voices - "It is as if Malian youth were kept prisoners."

Posted August 23, 2013 no picture

Member since March 27, 2013
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We are in Mali this week to meet Fatouma. She tells us about her commitment to women’s rights, how she got where she is now, as well as about the role of youth in the Malian presidential elections that were just concluded. My name is Fatouma Harber, I was born in Timbuktu, but I spent my childhood in Niger where I graduated from the Municipal High School of Niamey. I obtained my Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology at the University of Bamako, Faculty of Arts. Since 2007, I have...