Approximately 1.3 billion tons of food ($1 trillion worth) is wasted in the US per year. There is a collective effort among sectors to tackle #foodwaste, from the organizational, community, to state and country levels.
What can we as individuals do to tackle food waste this holiday season? Read more to find out.… Read More How You Can Reduce Food Waste this Holiday Season
Across the globe girls and women still encounter challenges due to gender roles that were set from generations past. The evidence is there: achieving gender equality is beneficial for the economy, can decrease poverty and gender-based violence, and more. Mai Khidir participated in the Milead Fellowship run by the Moremi Initiative, and was tasked with implementing… Read More One Woman’s Efforts to Advance Gender Equality in Sudan
Hundreds of thousands of acres of forests have been burnt to a crisp in California, the human death toll count is rising, and countless animals have lost their habitats due to this tragic ongoing event due to #drought and #climatechange. Want to do something for the firefighters and victims? Here’s how you can help.… Read More How You Can Help the California Fire Victims
Of the 624,000 people living with disabilities in Azerbaijan, according to Chairman of the State Social Protection Fund Salim Muslumov, over 290,000 are women, and a majority of them are unemployed. Sara Rajabli recognized this issue and sought to address this lack of inclusion in employment for this population. She founded BUTA Art & Sweets… Read More How One Woman is Making the Case for Inclusion in Employment for Women with Special Needs
Youth unemployment is one of the biggest issues facing young people today, with rates as high as 13% in 2016. In Southern Asia, there were approximately 13.9 million youth who were unemployed in 2017. Recognizing that 25% of Bangladeshi youth do not complete their education for a variety of reasons such as limited financial resources, and being … Read More How One Organization in Bangladesh is Tackling Youth Unemployment through STEM
Salam Kanhoush works at Talawiet Organisation for Development (TOD), an organization that works to spur development in the rural communities of Sudan through its programs. Its Education, Health and Nutrition, Humanitarian, Livelihood, Microfinance, and Institutional Development, and Capacity Building programs positively impact marginalized communities and refugee population in Sudan, from increasing access to education and providing… Read More Talawiet Organisation for Development: Driving Development in Rural Communities throughout Sudan
Arriving in the Netherlands was quite the shock since I am from NYC. The streets for cars were narrow, but the sidewalks and bike paths were wide and in abundance! Everywhere I turned, there were parked bicycles, and there seemed to be more cyclists on the road than there were cars. I had taken a… Read More Netherlands: A Country Built for People, Not Cars