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Free Sanitary Products In Scotland

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 21, 2019


 Free Sanitary Products In Scotland

Scotland became the first country in the world to provide free sanitary products to all students in schools, colleges and universities. Many women and girls struggle to afford sanitary products worldwide. A recent study has shown that many students experience period poverty every month. The Scottish government decided to end the period poverty by supplying around 395,000 students with free sanitary products

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Pret A Manger Opens A Hostel For The Homeless

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 14, 2019


 Pret A Manger Opens A Hostel For The Homeless

Pret a Manger is providing homeless people with accommodations and career opportunities. Housing Pret a Manger’s charity opens houses and gives homeless people a new start in cooperation with West London Mission (WLM). West London Mission was established in 1887, WLM’s mission is to minimise poverty and homelessness. Pret a Manger has provided 13 homeless people with shared accommodation in a hostel. The hostel has shared common areas and entertainment

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Art Therapy Helps Children With Chronic Illnesses

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by Elaa Abdeltawab

Posted on February 7, 2019


Art Therapy Helps Children With Chronic Illnesses

It is hard for children who are diagnosed with a chronic illness to lead a normal life. These long-lasting illnesses could negatively impact the children psychically and mentally which leaves them in pain and with a variety of unexpressed emotions. How art therapy helps children to cope with their chronic illnesses Art therapy allows these children to express their emotions effectively and teaches them how to cope with their chronic illness and disabilities

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Indian man cooks for a village

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by Marina Morgó

Posted on August 30, 2018


Indian man cooks for a village

In India, a wiry, weathered man wearing a white lungi (a type of sarong) and no shoes, holds up an enormous steel tray of a hundred raw chicken legs for the camera filming him. He douses them with turmeric, red chili powder, garlic, and yogurt, and then sets a rusted wok over a fire built from hunks of bark. He fills the wok with a puddle of oil and sets the meat bubbling with spices over the roaring fire. Farm animals whistle and bark in the distance, and people mutter in Tamil offscreen

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Disney offers to pay tuition for 80,000 hourly workers

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 28, 2018


Disney offers to pay tuition for 80,000 hourly workers

The Walt Disney Corporation has just announced that it will now be offering free tuition to all of their hourly part-time and full-time workers in the United States. Their program, which will be available to 80,000 employees nationwide starting in the fall, will help staffers pursue their high school diplomas, college degrees, or trade certifications for free. “The Walt Disney Company will cover 100 percent of tuition upfront and will also reimburse application fees and required books an…

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The Philippines will have its first ecological resort that looks like a dream!

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by Belén Gázquez

Posted on August 21, 2018


The Philippines will have its first ecological resort that looks like a dream!

The Nautilus Eco-Resort, which will be in the Philippines, is one of the most innovative projects in the world for its construction based on recycling, solar energy and its futuristic imprint. It will be an ecological resort built from the reuse of materials, in the shape of a snail and with revolving towers. Its spiral shape will have visually appealing designs and can accommodate more than 500 guests

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A board game with 20 million units sold that encourages collaboration

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by Marina Morgó

Posted on August 15, 2018


A board game with 20 million units sold that encourages collaboration

At the end of the 80s, Klaus Teuber was on the verge of ruin. The bank was going to seize his house because the family business - a modest dentist's office in Darmstadt, a few kilometres from Frankfurt - entered a phase of difficult difficulties to overcome. To escape from the problems, Teuber locked himself in a small clinic room and designed board games. A friend suggested that he should show it to a company, and they published it

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In a Turkish city, it is customary to give a hot dish to those who need it most

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by Belén Gázquez

Posted on August 13, 2018


In a Turkish city, it is customary to give a hot dish to those who need it most

The Merkez Restaurant located in a city east of Turkey, in Karakocan. He was the pioneer of the tradition of feeding the needy. This custom has been passed from generation to generation for decades, today in the hands of Mehmet Ozturk, its current owner. At 55 years old, Mehmet says that he always maintains at least three tables free of diners and reserved for the neediest, even at busy times. And at least 15 people come to your restaurant every day to receive a free plate

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Fresh pickings: prescribing produce, not pills

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by Ruxandra Helici

Posted on August 10, 2018


Fresh pickings: prescribing produce, not pills

Detroit-based prescription service is not for drugs, but for fresh fruit and vegetables

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Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

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by Belén Gázquez

Posted on August 8, 2018


Successfully transplanted the liver of a minor donor to a 13-year-old girl and an 8-month-old baby

The Vall d'Hebron hospital in Barcelona has successfully performed a liver transplant performed by the split procedure, which consists of dividing the donor's liver to obtain fully functional grafts for two recipients, in this case, a 13-year-old girl and a 8-months baby. The liver donor was also a minor and the receiving girls were in a critical situation that could only be resolved with a transplant. The head of the hepatobiliopancreatic surgery and transplant service at the Vall d'Hebron ho…

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