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How An Anti-Tech Teacher Ended Up Creating A Mobile App To Improve Education In Africa

Toni Maravigila | Posted 04.27.2015 | Impact
Toni Maravigila

Sometimes, the things we resist can house the most potential. For me, it was technology. After understanding its usefulness, I embraced its potential to educate students.

The 10 Most Challenging Places In The World To Be A Mother

Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact

Earlier this month, we profiled the 30 best places in the world to be a mother — those countries where women are given the social, economic and educ...

Empowering Girls, Enriching Developing Nations

Joelle Wyser-Pratte | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact
Joelle Wyser-Pratte

What often goes overlooked is the financial opportunity that many countries sacrifice by not encouraging girls to receive an education and doing everything in their power to help girls go to school.

Simon McCormack

Jolandie Rust Wants To Be First To Go Around Africa Solo | Simon McCormack | Posted 09.07.2011 | Impact

Jolandie Rust is relying on a compelling cause and the kindness of strangers to accomplish something no woman has ever done. The South African nativ...

The 1Goal Campaign Calls on Governments in Africa to Pledge to Send Every Child to School

George Weah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
George Weah

As nearly half the world's eyes will be on Africa for the World Cup, we need them to look beyond the arena to recognize the challenges this continent faces when it comes to educating its children.

The Impact of Education on Children's Lives in Ethiopia

Getinet Leweyehu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Getinet Leweyehu

In the last nine years, Concern Worldwide and their partners have established 22 schools across Ethiopia, providing education for vulnerable boys and girls.

What The World Needs Most: More Taddy Blechers (And Also, Cab Sauv)

Randi Solomon | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randi Solomon

Rarely do our suburban party discussions take us to settings beyond our backyards, but when they do, I'm happy to tout the open-minded, sympathetic, globally-concerned view that will digest well with wine and brie.