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Building Boats to Rebuild Livelihoods in the Philippines

(0) Comments | Posted April 29, 2014 | 1:10 PM


In November of last year international media was overwhelmed with news of Typhoon Haiyan, one of the strongest tropical cyclones ever recorded. The typhoon devastated the Philippines, with records of over 16 million people who were affected, many of them who were displaced,...

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Art Therapy for the Homeless

(0) Comments | Posted October 8, 2013 | 4:15 PM


Today on World Homeless Day many different organisations and advocates will call upon the public to recognise and respond to the condemning statistics of homelessness in London and elsewhere around the world. Many will discuss the different ways in which we can address homelessness,...

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The Importance of Women Entrepreneurs in Developing Markets

(0) Comments | Posted November 18, 2012 | 6:00 PM

This week across the world businesses, organisations and individuals have been celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week. The campaign has been successfully encouraging people to pursue their dreams, improving business skills for aspiring entrepreneurs and helping people access support.

Especially in the midst of a global recession, it is vital that...

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Challenging our Perceptions of Homelessness

(1) Comments | Posted October 9, 2012 | 5:38 PM

Like many marginalised groups in society, I find that the homeless and vulnerably housed in London are very much misunderstood. A lack of awareness will lead people to believe negative stereotypes, such as those who are homeless are lazy, drug addicts and violent. However after having spent the past year...

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The Stress Generation

(9) Comments | Posted September 30, 2012 | 7:00 PM

My alarm goes off, blaring probably one of the most recognised noises of today (the default iPhone ringer) and the equally most annoying.

I reach to grab my phone, with one eye open, and can already see multiple emails from Amazon, iTunes, LinkedIn and Fortnum & Mason reminding me...

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