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Invest Your Trash!

Publié 5 septembre 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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  • Age 19

You say garbage can? Sure, a garbage can! There is a school in South Sulawesi called SMKN 1 Pinarang that opens a method called Garbage Bank. Garbage Bank is a system that actually runs a simple rule like the real bank, where you can get money as you invest your trash in that bank. The trash that can be invested is dry-trash or inorganic trash. The trash that you give will be weighted and you will get the money depends on the weight of your trash. The principal of this schoo...


Malala's Brave Namesake

Publié 25 octobre 2013 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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We owe it to Malala and many others who share her ideals to refuse to allow the radicals to win the battle of perceptions..."

Lien: http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/26/opinion/internat...

Malala's Brave Namesake By WILLIAM DALRYMPLE Published: October 25, 2013 NEW DELHI — Ever since Malala Yousafzai recovered from her shooting by the Taliban last year, she has been universally honored: As well as a nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, she has been given everything from the Mother Teresa Award to a place in Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World.” Malala’s extraordinary bravery and commitment to peace and the education of women is ind...


HIV-Positive Won't Stop Her

Publié 11 novembre 2013 Avatar JulieVOY

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“I was often sick, and we used to go to hospital with my granny. When my mother died, granny left the doctor’s office crying. I was thinking to myself, what could afflict her so much? She then told me about my HIV status and that I would constantly have to take medicine.” 15 year old Liza, from the Ukraine, may have been diagnosed with HIV at a young age, but that does not stop her. Liza is a well-known civic activist not only in her home country, but abroad. She openly t...


UN issues 2014 appeal to tackle global humanitarian crisis

Publié 6 janvier 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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"2013 was a real test of the global humanitarian system, and there is no indication that 2014 will be any different,"

Lien: http://www.dw.de/un-issues-2014-appeal-to-tackle-g...

The UN's humanitarian chief Valerie Amos has warned of an unprecedented global crisis in 2014. She called for increased support for millions displaced by conflict and natural disasters. Valerie Amos warned Thursday that millions at the beginning of 2014 were facing severe hardship either as internally displaced people or as refugees. "2013 was a real test of the global humanitarian system, and there is no indication that 2014 will be any different," Amos told reporters in New York...


2014--The Promising Road Ahead

Publié 8 janvier 2014 no picture Kriyana Reddy

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The Pope has spoken about 2014. He calls for change, peace and unity across the planet. In my opinion, I believe the Pope to be as demanding as every other citizen of the Earth. Many skeptics thought 2013 was bad, unlucky even, because of the dreaded number 13. I think the bad quality of a year can only be attributed to the bad quality of the people who create it. And time is created by everyone! So, here's a proclamation to everyone saying that we should all get our heads out of t...


Climate4Action

Publié 10 mars 2014 Avatar JulieVOY

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Enter the Action4Climate documentary competition by April 1, 2014, and stand a chance to win! What does climate change mean to you? http://ow.ly/sCS7S Climate change is one of the biggest challenges facing our generation. Make a film and show the world what it means to you. Highlight your solutions. Enter Action4Climate: http://connect4climate.org/competition/action4climate


"Be A Voice, Not An Echo."

Publié 20 mars 2014 no picture Victor Brown Omovbude

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  • Age 22

The first time I heard and read about John F. Kennedy, I almost thought he was a god! I thought he was a phenomenon, a being supreme and very determined. I saw one great trait in him that made my heart tremble - his voice. He never kept QUIET. His ability to relate to the poor and rich, making them understand the purpose and rhythm of how good living should be was overwhelming. Indeed, his voice was more great and touching. I feel the same about Martin Luther King Jr. - a man who spoke out with...