A Story of Homecoming from Amani

Amani Children’s Home rescues hundreds of street children and orphans  who because of poverty, abuse, and death have been left homeless. And sometimes they help to re-unite a family. “Amani found Abubakar on the streets of Arusha when he started visiting our Drop-in Center. Our street educator heard from other children that both his parents were dead…

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Pollinate’s numbers are on fire!

Pollinate Energy reaches more and more Indian slum dwellers with cheap, carbon free solar lights every year.  This social enterprise is helping people find prosperity while helping the planet. Over the past 5 years Pollinate has improved the lives of over 100,000 people, sold 22,171 sustainable products and saved 6,580,000 kg of CO2 emissions – the equivalent…

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The best thing we can offer a child is opportunity. CasaSito in Guatemala works hard to keep children in school through their holistic programs. In Guatemala, an average student will receive less then 6 years of primary schooling and less than 40% of students enroll in middle school. For girls, less than 1.5% will graduate from…

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World Animal Protection reflects on 2016

World Animal Protection’s wildlife technical expert Jan Schmidt-Burbach is passionate about protecting all wild animals from exploitation in captivity and is currently focused on those used for tourist entertainment. Exposing the myth of ‘domesticated’ elephants is something that Jan is particularly keen to do. “Elephants are not domesticated full stop…. There is not the sort of…

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Pollinate Energy is making a difference.

Life continues to buzz along for the Pollinate crew. Here’s what’s been happening… Pollinate Energy have extended their product offerings to meet the needs of impoverished families in India’s slums. Their latest product model got staff, Pollinators and families very excited. It isn’t JUST a solar light…….it’s also a radio, MP3 player, and mobile phone charger! Meet the Sunking…

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Eat Generously

Yummy food

For me much of the appeal of travel is the discovery of delicious, exotic food. Fortunately often I can feed my face while helping those who need it most. Friends International and KOTO are two non-government organisations who work to train disadvantaged youth in the skills of hospitality in an environment that encourages self-confidence and…

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