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July 7, 2015

What We Need To Do Before Scaling Costly Anti-Poverty Programs

Cash Poverty Program
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App Fights Female Genital Mutilation By Arming Girls With Information

Girl Iphone
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Warren Buffett Donates Record Amount Of Company Stock

Warren Buffett
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Funky Sink Could Save Thousands Of Young Lives In Cambodia

Sink
WaterSHED Asia

6 Lessons From Haiti's Rebuilding That Give Us Hope

Haiti Rebuilding
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Malala's Plan To Secure 12 Free Years Of Education For All Kids

Malala
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Phoenix's Homeless Struggle Amid Heat Wave, Seek Water Donations

Homeless Pheonix
ASSOCIATED PRESS

This Device Purifies Water With Salt And A Car Battery

Kenya Water
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Africa Twitter Campaign Shatters Stereotypes

Ethiopia
Buena Vista Images

Syrian Conflict Causing Child Labor Crisis. Here's What's Being Done

Child Labor
Ahmad Baroudi/Save the Children

Girls Are More At Risk For FGM In Summer. Here's Who's Helping

Female Genital Mutilation Egypt
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Saudi Prince Says He Will Donate $32 Billion To Charity

Prince Alwaleed
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5 Crucial Facts About Childhood Hunger, Poverty In Chad

Chad Childhood Hunger
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Group That's Lifted 150 Million People Out Poverty Wins World Food Prize

Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee
Paula Bronstein via Getty Images

'America Needs Germany's Help': Video Underscores Hunger In US

Hunger
YouTube

How One 'Mother Hen' In Hawaii Cares For 63 Homeless People At A Time

Office
Cory Lum/Civil Beat

'Pee Buddy' Helps Women Without Clean Toilets Urinate Standing Up

Pee Buddy
Pee Buddy/Facebook

#SelfieWithDaughter Fights Stigma That Indian Girls Don't Have Value

Selfie Daughter
Twitter

UN Halves Food Aid For Syrian Refugees, Needs $139 Million

Syria Refugees Food
ASSOCIATED PRESS

One-Third Of World Doesn't Have A Toilet. This Could Change That

Defecation India
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$50 Alarm Could Warn Millions Of People Before Earthquakes Hit

Earthquake
Grillo/YouTube

Here's Why Hackers Are Uniquely Equipped To Save The World

Sean Parker Foundation
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Conflicts Deprive 30 Million Kids Of Education, Schools Should Be Safer

Peshawar School Attack
ASSOCIATED PRESS

If Celebs Just Repeat Sober Words, People Will Be Motivated To Act

Clickhole Psa
YouTube

3 Lessons For Nonprofits After Supreme Court Legalizes Gay Marriage

Scotus Marriage Equality
David McNew via Getty Images

New VA Program Helps Employ Vets By Taking Care Of Simple Logistics

Veteran Job
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Dalai Lama's 80th Birthday Wish Is That We All Live #WithCompassion

Dalai Lama
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Entrepreneurship Helps Delay Child Marriage In India

West Bengal
SFF/YouTube

Africa Is Going To Be Polio-Free Soon

Nigeria Polio
ASSOCIATED PRESS

Nepal Prime Minister Vows To Fight Corruption In Doling Out Aid

Nepal Earthqauke Aid
ASSOCIATED PRESS

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Man With 'Golden Voice' Running For President To Fight For Housing Rights

Ted Williams Golden Voice
ASSOCIATED PRESS

'I Am HIV-Positive. Touch Me.'

Touch Me Experiment
YouTube

How Nature Teaches Prisoners To Be More Compassionate

Planting Tree
weerapatkiatdumrong

Nonprofit Crowdfunds Homes, Gives Donors Updates On Families

New Story
Vimeo

This Startup Aims To Solve Greece's Blood Donor Problem

Bloode
bloode

How Section 8 Housing Can Actually Help Poor People Escape Poverty

Low Income Housing
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More Proof That Housing Homeless People Saves Money And Works

Homeless San Francisco
Justin Sullivan via Getty Images

Couples Are Getting Paid To Have Sex To Try And Curb Spread Of HIV

Sex Sheets
Alamy

Donors Pledge Billions To Help Rebuild Nepal After Earthquake

Nepal Earthquake Aid
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Community Raises Funds To Give Homeless Man Proper Funeral

Homeless Man Funeral
KTRK-TV

Sean Parker Gave $600 Million To Help Solve World's Biggest Problems

Sean Parker
John Shearer/Invision/AP

Teens Invent Condom That Glows When It Detects An STD

Colored Condoms
Buzz60

Group Wants Every Candidate To Explain How They'll Fight Trafficking

Human Trafficking
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Kids With Incarcerated Parents Find Support With This Program

Children Of Promise
Children of Promise

Architect Turns Shopping Cart Into Shelter For Homeless People

Rolling Shelter
Courtesy of The American Institute of Architects

Food Bank Uses Big Data To Identify Areas In Need Of Services

Food Bank
ASSOCIATED PRESS

UN: Enabling Poor Women To Volunteer Could Help Fight Inequality

Nepal Women Volunteer
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We've Come A Long Way Since The '70s, But Not With Child Hunger

Summer Hunger Children
No Kid Hungry

Hundreds Of Kids In Nepal Are At Risk For Trafficking. Here's Who's Helping

Nepal Children
ISHARA S.KODIKARA via Getty Images

Angelina Marks World Refugee Day With Daughter Shiloh

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