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7 Forgotten World Crises That Urgently Need Your Support

The Huffington Post | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 01.14.2017 | Home

The global need for humanitarian aid has reached a level not seen since World War II. More than 128 million people in 33 countries are now affected by...

Money Really Does Grow On Trees: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 11.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

They say that money does not grow on trees but ask the Incas, Aztecs and Costa Rica's Chorotega people and they'd say otherwise. Before Europeans arri...

Cameroon Passenger Train Crash Death Toll Tops 70

Reuters | Rebecca Falconer | Posted 10.22.2016 | Home

DOUALA, Cameroon (Reuters) - More than 70 people were killed and over 600 injured when a packed passenger train crashed in Cameroon on Friday, the pre...

Redefining Gender: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.29.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Recent social movements include the Ice Bucket Challenge, #bringbackourgirls, #heforshe, Black Lives Matter and same-sex marriage. As Emma Watson eloq...

7 Wondrous Women: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

High-achieving women attract far more public criticism than their high-achieving male counterparts. Women are victims of sexual assault 91% of the tim...

InVESTing in Our Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.15.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

For close to a year, refugees from the Syria, Afghanistan and elsewhere in the Middle East have been fleeing by the masses to pursue hope and better l...

Feeding the Future: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 09.07.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Throughout our unique paths of life, it is safe to say that we are all working towards something... It could be ending world hunger or working to make...

Sharks Are Citizens, Too: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 08.31.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In every ocean, sharks are highly sought out... By one another and by the human race for their meat and for their valuable fin, often used in cuisine and trading.

Women Unite: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.27.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we bring seven seed grant recipients to the center stage, shining a light on their passions to make the world a ...

Music Strings Together Communities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we shine a spotlight on seven recent recipients of seed grants, allowing their visions to become a reality. This...

Bees Pollinate Possibilities: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 07.09.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

Each week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees whose projects range from arts and animal rights to environmentalism and education. ...

July 5th: Creating Cameroon's First Consulate

ADST | Posted 07.05.2016 | Home
ADST

Note: Our accounts contain the personal recollections and opinions of the individual interviewed. The views expressed should not be considered officia...

7 Paths that Seed the Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 05.25.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven individuals from South America to East Africa that have projects that are literally seeding c...

Cameroon's Talking Drums: Ancient Precursors of the Internet and Social Media

Henri Fouda | Posted 05.24.2016 | Black Voices
Henri Fouda

Whatever the future of this unique form of communication, the fact is that hundreds of years before the discovery of the telegraph, telephone, radio or internet, a group of so-called savages "discovered" by Europeans had already laid down the principles that modern networks rely on in a simple but very effective way.

African LGBT Activist Escapes Death Threats

Cédric Tchante | Posted 04.21.2016 | San Francisco
Cédric Tchante

I am always saying to my new American friends, "I know it is tough being gay in the US, but be grateful that you can't be put in jail for five years s...

Convoy Of U.S. Ambassador To The U.N. Hits And Kills Boy In Cameroon

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 04.19.2016 | Home

DAKAR (Reuters) - A vehicle in the motorcade of the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations struck and killed a young boy in Cameroon on Monday during a...

How Text Messages Are Saving Moms From Dying During Childbirth

Reuters | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 04.30.2016 | Impact

IDENAU, Cameroon, April 12 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Julianna Senze, 40, had been in heavy labour for eight hours when she arrived at the Idenau ...

Pollinating Projects: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 04.06.2016 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven grantees who are plating seeds and pollinating change. In California, bats, bees, birds and b...

Sprouting Change: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.21.2017 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we recognize seven grantees who are receiving seed grants that are sprouting change in the community for all, fr...

How Not to Help Poor, Black Children

Marilyn Rhames | Posted 03.22.2017 | Education
Marilyn Rhames

Four years ago, I traveled to Cameroon on an educational mission trip. I packed as light as I could to carry as many school supplies and books as poss...

Does Donald Trump Really Have the Biggest Dick in the Race?

James Heffernan | Posted 03.16.2017 | Comedy
James Heffernan

In any case, if Trump wins this election, I predict that this proud progenitor of phallic towers bearing his name will immediately mount a series of erections: first a 2000-mile-long wall rising 50 feet along the Mexican border, and then a wall of equal height along the Canadian border--to keep millions of Americans from fleeing his reign.

Harvesting Hope: This Week In Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 03.06.2017 | Impact
Ari Nessel

This week at The Pollination Project, we highlight seven new grantees who pledge themselves in creating hopeful and transformative experiences for all...

Deforestation, Disease and Biodiversity in Cameroon

Ravinder Sehgal | Posted 03.01.2017 | Green
Ravinder Sehgal

Every evening at dusk, the fireflies come out and display their green flashing light show. At night the turacos and occasional tree hyrax call with th...

Meet The People Fighting Homophobia And Transphobia In Africa

HuffPost Spain | Sara Elkamel | Posted 05.05.2016 | Queer Voices

Photographs of LGBTI activists in Kenya, South Africa, Cameroon, Zambia and Uganda are currently exhibited on the streets of Spain’s industrial city...

As in Syria, Sahel's Crisis Deserves Tireless and Concerted Action

Toby Lanzer | Posted 02.02.2017 | Impact
Toby Lanzer

Leaders of the world are coming together in London this week for all the right reasons: As the violence continues unabated, stoking more turmoil in an already restive region, standing by the Syrians is unquestionably our collective duty.