May 13, 2013 7:53pmBelow are true stories of some of the kids who attend school in Jinja and they have found sponsors inour charity.
One child was sent to live at school and her little brother was sent to live with a neighbor since their mom
can't afford to pay rent. The mom used to come and dig in the school garden to make some money and she wouldeven eat at school since she couldn't afford food either.
Two kids had a fire at their home last week .
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Greetings, world at large. It's time for the last American Resolution. (Not because we're out of problems.) Today toencapsulatethe theme of the previous three, I've decided to talk about the overall decline of the U.S. whether it's education, poverty, death, etc. So, let's begin.
High School Drop-out FactoriesIs it any wonder why people complain about the educational system in the U.S.? According to the educational firm Pearson, the U.S. ranks 17th among developed countries. Finland and South Korea ar... read more »
On December 22, 2012, The New York Times published an extensive eight page article about the college graduation rates of the poor and several students who have dropped out of college despite their intelligence. This is going to be a longer post than usual because there are many points that need to be addressed in detail.Read: For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard FallThe article starts out with a video featuring Angelica Gonzales, a college drop out who currently does pricing at a furniture stor... read more »
Aunque Inglaterra quiera aparentar que se encuentra alejada de la bancarrota Europea, su situación económica, social y la pobreza se deterioran cada vez más y pronto e inevitablemente llevará a la sociedad británica a un enfrentamiento y crisis que pondrá Sigue leyendo read more »
Ive reread this poem and am startled by the building-up of suspense and surprise in it. Its aptly entitled Give not Giving, the verb insistent and almost pleading. Beginning with of all the public places, dear / To make a Continue reading read more »
International Money Pile in Cash and Coins (Photo credit: epSos.de)
An odd question, or one you think should be considered? I suspect your view will be influenced by your basic attitude to the place of money in society.
Why would I even ask the question? I look at the world around me and view the priorities cited by government, commerce and those with a real interest in environment. What I see is a society slewed toward the making of money as a primary purpose. But isn’t money supposed to be the tool,... read more »
Les Miserables (2012) Official Trailer [HD]: Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway I Dreamed a Dream Published on May 30, 2012 by ENTV The official teaser trailer for Les Miserables (2012) starring Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway. An adaptation of the successful stage musical based on Victor Hugos classic novel set in [...] read more »
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Womenmake up half of the world's population and yet represent a staggering 70% ofthe world's poor. For the millions of women living in poverty, their lives area litany of injustice, discrimination and obstacles that get in the way ofachieving their basic needs of good health, safe childbirth, education andemployment. Overcoming these inequalities and ensuring that women benefit fromdevelopment requires that the needs and desires of women are not only takeninto account, but be put front and center.
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