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30·05·21
Many people leave their countries because of violence, natural disaster, persecution, and human rights violations. These people cannot go back home, and they have to cross national boundaries into neighboring countries or look to seeking new lives in developed countries. People who come from affected areas of conflict can seek asylum legally. The following refugee […]
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29·05·21
Many people around the world live extremely poor without support, on the sidelines. Developing nations suffer tremendously on human development indicators such as health, food, funds, work, education, and mortality. Whereas statistics may seem bleak, we continue to push, and many initiatives exist to reduce poverty worldwide. These poverty facts highlight all you need to […]
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22·05·21
Homelessness is not just a housing problem for the poor. Housing and Urban Development should be the concern of all individuals. As the homelessness facts below demonstrate, all forms of homelessness can cause post-traumatic stress disorder and damage people's health and well-being, both immediately and over the long term. Crucially homelessness can stop those affected […]
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03·09·20
Homelessness is a significant issue in today's world. It is an issue that can affect anyone at any time. Unfortunately, prejudice abounds, and many people cannot imagine a world in which they themselves find themselves without a home. Choosing to become a homeless shelter volunteer is a compassionate extension of your support to people who […]
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BY Sam Colyer ·
09·02·20
This month we’re talking about the very topical subject of period poverty. It's not really good enough that we live in a world where women are unable to meet basic hygiene needs. We must continue to break the stigma around menstruation to ensure we can have sensible conversations about period poverty.
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06·01·20
Every day hundreds of people are forcefully driven out of their homes due to conflicts, war or natural disasters. The UN Refugee Agency UNHCR reports that globally, an estimated 70.8 million people are currently homeless. More than 30% (25.9 million) of that staggering figure are refugees, half of whom are under the age of 18. […]
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06·01·20
On any given night, there are 150 million people globally who will have to sleep in the street, in their cars, or in abandoned spaces. Homelessness is an issue that spans across all parts of the globe. In first-world countries, third-world countries, and countries are torn apart by conflict, there are overwhelming numbers of homeless […]
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06·01·20
We cannot agree more with James Baldwin, an American novelist and activist, who- with a touch of irony- said that “anyone who has ever struggled with poverty knows how extremely expensive it is to be poor”. Our selection of poverty quotes highlight the injustice of poverty, defined as a condition in which people are deprived […]
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BY Sarah Lamptey ·
04·04·19
ShowerBox was borne out of the human need to feel good and lead a safe life. Through funds raised, a trailer was bought at the end of 2018, servicing a winter shelter on Tottenham Court Road, London. Without this trailer, over twenty guests would not have had access to showering facilities.
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BY Nigel Linacre ·
24·02·19
What happens when a leadership company take a couple of engineers to Kenya?  That combination of vision and practical know how can make magic happen and that's exactly what happened back in 2011 and WellBoring was, well, born. 
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BY Sam Colyer ·
09·02·19
Welcome to #TRVSTLOVES. We curate news, stories, ideas and inspiration from across the world which demonstrate how real action can accomplish positive social impact. In this edition, we're focusing on great initiatives taking place to tackle homelessness
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BY Jasper Thompson ·
25·01·19
Homelessness and rough sleeping is on the rise everywhere.  When Jasper Thompson noticed an increase in rough sleeping in his home town, he decided to do something about it. He wanted to give them a tangible route to turn their lives around. And that starts with housing. And so he started Help Bristol's Homeless. 
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BY Danielle Sturton and Michael Ross ·
06·12·18
Opportunities for Life's mission is to bring clean drinking water to those in need in developing countries. 1 in 10 people on our planet doesn't have access to clean water, OFL pride itself on its 100% model. 100% of public donations fund clean drinking water projects.
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BY Sam Colyer ·
18·11·18
Having wet, cold feet is undeniably miserable. Yet for homeless people, it’s a daily reality, and one that left untreated, can result in a number of nasty health conditions. Ex-serviceman Ian Northcott, also known as the busking bobby (check out the video on youtube!) knew he wanted to do something to help the homeless, and […]
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