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The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on June 3, 2019


The Pet Shelter That Only Hires Homeless People

Brazil, Rio de Janeiro. A Brazilian couple rescued an injured dog, but what they didn’t know is that the dog was pregnant, very pregnant. So, in addition to their 7 dogs, they now had 14. Most of the puppies found a lovely home in the US, while the others stayed with them. Because of this experience, animal rescue and animal rights became a fundamental part of this couple relationship…

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The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 31, 2019


The Grandmother Who Accommodates Prisoners

For over 40 years, Ángeles Pérez has been visiting prisoners and offering them a place to stay when on a temporary absence or at the end of their sentence. A much need step to help them in their reinsertion. It all started in the 80's in Madrid, when the criminality rate was high because of drugs and imprisonment conditions were harsh. The main question that these prisoners asked themselves was concerning the future, what were they going to do once they get out…

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A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

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by Sam Soilihi

Posted on May 20, 2019


A National Day of Kindness in New Zealand, Proof of its Progressiveness

On November 16th, New Zealand had it's first Manaaki Day. This Maori word that means kindness, is now a national day where charitable acts are celebrated and encouraged. It started with Eddie Writes' letter, who asked help to his mayor to make an annual "Kindness Day". This idea was liked by the mayor, but also by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern who is determined in making her country more progressive through her policies…

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Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

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by Maria N. Selina Öc

Posted on May 3, 2019


Companies All Over the World Fight Pollution

The ocean pollution rises day by day. Until 2050 there will be more plastic in the ocean than fish. 25 % of the fish that gets eaten contains microplastic. The solution: Producing less plastic packaging. A lot of countries and shops realized this and invented opportunities. Here are a few examples:   New Zealand The supermarket chain "New World" sells every fruit and vegetable not packed. By that, they save tonnes of plastic every year…

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Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

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by Giulia Vandelli

Posted on March 13, 2019


Huge Welcome Back For An Elementary School Custodian

After being in a waiting list for nearly three years, the elementary school custodian Mr D, Tyrees Dandridge, finally got his two transplants, and he was not expecting such a nice and big "Welcome Back". Not even a month after the surgery, Mr D was able to reunite with his students, and the entire school was there to greet him. He has worked for nearly 20 years at this elementary school in Virginia…

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UK supermarket breaks the barriers for autistic people

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by Marc Prats

Posted on October 31, 2018


UK supermarket breaks the barriers for autistic people

Autistic people can sometimes suffer from a big amount of stress, which can be caused by things as simple as the position of certain objects, the way people approach them, or even the place a building is located in.   The UK supermarket chain Morrisons is going to make it easier for them to shop around, by making the shops less stressful…

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Spanish chef and his team after serving 3 million meals in Puerto Rico, travel ahead of hurricane Florence to feed even more

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by Isabel Rubio

Posted on September 24, 2018


Spanish chef and his team after serving 3 million meals in Puerto Rico, travel ahead of hurricane Florence to feed even more

After Puerto Rico was clobbered by Hurricane Maria, Jose Andres, a Spanish chef and his team were on the ground serving meals to all of the survivors. Now, he has set up a shop right in the middle of Hurricane Florence so he can feed everybody throughout the storm.The chef and his nonprofit World Central Kitchen are responsible for feeding millions of people during every kind of natural disaster…

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Indian man cooks for a village

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by Marina Morg

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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They give free music lessons to homeless people so they can make a living playing on the street.

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 20, 2018


They give free music lessons to homeless people so they can make a living playing on the street.

Homeless people in the UK can receive free music and dance classes so that it becomes an alternative to earn some money. Bark.com offers the opportunity to nominate homeless people to learn a new skill that generates income…

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Remembering Nelson Mandela

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by Rosa Ruiz

Posted on July 18, 2018


Remembering Nelson Mandela

The legacy of the South African political leader and Nobel Peace Prize remains as an example of the struggle for equality, democracy and human rights…

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