Couple Builds Greenhouse AROUND House to Grow Food and Keep Warm.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com Couple Builds Greenhouse AROUND House to Grow Food and Keep Warm. With unfavorable winter temperatures of a 27 degree January average, living in Stockholm, Sweden let alone growing food in the wintertime would be unimaginable without some form of heat. Well, what better way than to harness the free energy of […]

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Volunteering Abroad? Read This Before You Post That Selfie.

Join us: facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty Volunteering Abroad? Read This Before You Post That Selfie. That’s the serious message of a joint campaign created by two groups that have spent the past few years poking fun at problematic photos taken by Western volunteers. They often have the tendency to paint themselves as saviors to needy people in low-income countries. […]

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One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty One Man’s Stand Against Junk Food as Diabetes Climbs Across India NEW DELHI — Rahul Verma’s son was born gravely ill with digestive problems, but over years of visits to the boy’s endocrinologist, Mr. Verma saw the doctor grow increasingly alarmed about a different problem, one threatening healthy children. Junk food, […]

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When someone on the street asks you for money, what’s your answer? This app can help.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com When someone on the street asks you for money, what’s your answer? This app can help. “Being homeless is not easy,” he says. “It’s, like, waking up hungry. Going to sleep hungry.” And people are often hesitant to give money or to help. Like many of us, Andrew Siegel walks past homeless individuals […]

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Bill Gates is spending $1.7 billion to fix the US education system—here’s how

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com Bill Gates is spending $1.7 billion to fix the US education system—here’s how Bill Gates has been an education-focused philanthropist since 2000and over the next five years, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation plans to invest $1.7 billion in U.S. public education. Earlier this month, the tech billionaire spoke at the Council of […]

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Black, Latino Two-Parent Families Have Half The Wealth Of White Single Parents.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com Black, Latino Two-Parent Families Have Half The Wealth Of White Single Parents. The racial wealth gap has been measured and studied for decades. One fact has remained the same: White families build and accumulate more wealth more quickly than black and brown families do. The reasons for this are multiple and […]

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Norway bans cutting any trees that lead to deforestation.

Join us: facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty Norway bans cutting any trees that lead to deforestation. There is no doubt that we cannot get by in our lives without wood. This material is used in thousands of products that many people use every day. Unfortunately, a lot of these things, whether they are wood furniture or baked goods with palm oil, are responsible for large-scale tropical deforestation. The most affected […]

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How Poverty Changes the Brain.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com How Poverty Changes the Brain You saw the pictures in science class—a profile view of the human brain, sectioned by function. The piece at the very front, right behind where a forehead would be if the brain were actually in someone’s head, is the pre-frontal cortex. It handles problem-solving, goal-setting, and […]

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Forcing women to have children they can’t afford is a form of slavery.

Join us : facebook.com/earthwithoutpoverty.com Margaret Atwood says it’s “a form of slavery to force a women to have children they can’t afford. Margaret Atwood has an eerie prediction about the outcome of abortion restrictions, one that bears an uncanny resemblance to the dystopian future depicted in her hyper-relevant novel, The Handmaid’s Tale. Speaking at New York […]

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