Category Archives: Poverty Eradication & Alleviation

Because Water Matters

By Dian Hasan | September 28, 2010 “Water is the source of life.” That’s a given that we all know. And we also know that countless (make that billions!) of people today still don’t have access to clean water. And … Continue reading

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Fact, Figures, Stats… Reality

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 Currently there are 50 least-developed countries (LDCs) on our planet. Projections for the year 2015 have 950 million people with poor living conditions in these LDCs. ~ Jose Ramos-Horta (President of Timor Leste) … Continue reading

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Fact, Figures, Stats… Reality

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 About 8.4 million children are trapped in slavery, trafficking, debt bondage, prostitution, pornography and other illicit activities. ~ Mechai Viravaidya (Education Philanthropist, Thailand) Source: Qi Global

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Alleviating poverty ~ clothing for one slum child at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 16, 2010 There are social climbers, and then there are social visionaires. Those who dream of making a difference in the society, giving out a helping hand to bring about social change. Sheeena Matheiken is … Continue reading

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TOMS reaches milestone of donating 1,000,000 shoes

By Dian Hasan | September 17, 2010 Following a visit to Argentina while competing on The Amazing Race, Blake Mycoskie was inspired to build a business that helped the shoeless children he met there. He launched TOMS Shoes in 2006 … Continue reading

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Water is the source of life, and the greatest challenge for poverty eradication

By Dian Hasan | September 16, 2010 We are all universally aware of the sheer importance of water, especially clean running water. But to put it into perspective like the above, brings the message home audibly! And what little cost … Continue reading

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