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How can we save mother earth?

Publicado 18 de marzo de 2014 no picture Katongo Kampamba-VOY-ZAMBIA

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Agriculture is a very important sector that helps alleviate hunger and poverty. It is also essential for the development of a country, but unfortunately people are using some very poor practices which is destroying our mother earth. Land transformation, the use of land to yield goods and services, is the most substantial way humans alter the Earth's ecosystems, and is considered the driving force in the loss of biodiversity. Estimates of the amount of land transformed by humans v...


ENERGY is a HUMAN RIGHT!

Publicado 18 de febrero de 2014 no picture Simran_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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When it comes to discussions on human rights, everyone focuses on the right to life, right to clothing, right to housing, right to work, equality, freedom of expression and so on. No one really cares about electricity. Can you imagine a day without electricity? Oh, come on! We get depressed if we don’t get internet for a day! The problem is it is considered a privilege. When we talk about electricity, we think of it as a “want” such as for using computers, televisions and...


COMMUNITY GRAIN BANKING - Changing the lives of farmers

Publicado 13 de febrero de 2014 no picture Bharath_GEMConnect_Chennai_India

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It is a well-known fact that food is the most basic necessity for survival. Then, come the other needs. So, ensuring food security for all the people in the world is the need of the hour. Now, let us look at a case study from the Kashipur District of Orissa, India where establishment of community grain banks by an NGO has changed the lives of the farmers living there. Initially, the people living in that area were heavily dependent on the borrowings from the moneylenders for buyi...


Poverty- what is it?!

Publicado 9 de febrero de 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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If we begin to fragment, or set apart the notions holding the foreground, then we have completely lost the essence why we have them. Poverty is the lack of knowledge and not the lack of funding! To kick out poverty, the importance of becoming wealthy (socially and economically) must be induced by a high proportion of a relevant education. Education is not just classroom work only, but it is a viable act set in place to trigger that unique part every poor individual has. There are youth - million...


Let's make a commitment

Publicado 7 de febrero de 2014 no picture LaQuay Brown

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Poverty and hunger is something our world needs to really focus on! Many people around the country are faced with living difficulties due to them not having stable homes and uncooked meals. I believe the only way we can change this is by making a commitment to giving back to people who are not as fortunate as we are. Money doesn't grow on trees! If that was true everyone would be rich! It comes from hard work and dedication to making our lives better! People in poverty don't have t...


World Hunger: What will we do with these facts?

Publicado 7 de febrero de 2014 no picture Vinnie_GEMConnect_Hammonton_USA

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30% of children in developing countries, about 600 million people, live on less than $1 a day. The majority of these children are under five years old. It would only cost about 25 cents to give every child the essential needs they need to grow up big and strong. About every 4 seconds, a person dies of extreme hunger.


Power of Poetry--War

Publicado 29 de enero de 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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Poetry is a powerful form of communication and expression. In fact, the very foundation of poetry is based on emotion and sentiment which seeks to make itself universal in its plight, understood by everyone. If there is one thing that every person in every generation can understand, it is war. I decided to use poetry to convey the thoughts of the greats about war. Enjoy! Nefarious War--Li Po (c. 750) Last year we fought by the head-stream of the So-Kan, This year we are fight...


The Future World is in Children’s Hands

Publicado 28 de enero de 2014 Avatar Aulia Maharani Karli

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What do children need the most?? Love, respect, to play, to have fun, to be seen, to be listened to, your presence, a hero, a fostered sense of wonder, lots of hugs, to play, the chance to make mistakes, encouragement to try again, room to grow dreams, to be told yes, to be trusted, affection, guidance, to play. (http://www.growingajeweledrose.com/p/parenting-extras.html) It’s written on a website, as a guidance for parents with an emphasis for a child’s world to be hap...


"Poor countries are doomed to stay poor."

Publicado 22 de enero de 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Myth! What do you think? "By almost any measure, the world is better than it has ever been. People are living longer, healthier lives. Many nations that were aid recipients are now self-sufficient. You might think that such striking progress would be widely celebrated, but in fact, Melinda and I are struck by how many people think the world is getting worse. The belief that the world can’t solve extreme poverty and disease isn’t just mistaken. It is harmful. That’s why in...


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