The Power of the Arts

Although this post deals with art and education in the USA, we thought it was a good share due to the lack of support for the arts in Lesotho, where an art program is rarely found in schools. Originally posted in Huffington Post by John M. Eger. Watch the TEDTalk that inspired this post. With AmericaContinue reading “The Power of the Arts”

A Vegan Diet (Hugely) Helpful Against Cancer

If you’re anything like me, the “C” word leaves you trembling. But today there is very good news to report: Research suggests you can improve your odds of never getting cancer and/or improve your chances of recovering from it. Not with a drug or surgery, although those methods might be quite effective. This is allContinue reading “A Vegan Diet (Hugely) Helpful Against Cancer”

Inspired by Malala

We Must Make School Accessible to the World’s Children When Malala Yousafzai was targeted and shot by the Taliban in Pakistan on October 9th, simply for wanting to go to school, the whole world of education was changed forever. Globally, 32 million girls do not yet go to primary school and since October 9th, thousandsContinue reading “Inspired by Malala”

Social Media, a Powerful Means to Condemn GBV

Harare, Zimbabwe — Twitter and Facebook are popular social media platforms, with Facebook being the more popular of the two. As popular as they are, social media platforms can be tools for change or can give more opportunities for the vulnerable to be further victimised, exploited or harassed. Tinopona Katsande, a performer and disc jockeyContinue reading “Social Media, a Powerful Means to Condemn GBV”

Recycling generates 26‚000 jobs

Recycling PET‚ the plastic used to manufacture beverage bottles and food containers‚ has helped generate almost 26‚000 indirect jobs‚ and the plastics recycling industry can reduce poverty across SA and contribute to GDP growth‚ says PETCO CEO Cheri Scholtz. PETCO is the industry organisation responsible for PET recycling in SA. Addressing the SA National BottledContinue reading “Recycling generates 26‚000 jobs”