Peru Provides Free Solar Power to 2 Million of its Poorest Residents.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Peru Provides Free Solar Power to 2 Million of its Poorest Residents. Peru has initiated a program that will provide more than 2 million of its poorest residents with electricity — for free. ‘The National Photovoltaic Household Electrification Program’ began on July 8, when 1,601 solar panels were installed in the Contumaza […]

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Thousands of Babies Will Receive World’s First Malaria Vaccine.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Thousands of Babies Will Receive World’s First Malaria Vaccine. Malaria is caused by tiny parasites and transmitted by the modest mosquito. But it still presents a huge threat worldwide. In 2015 alone, an estimated 429,000 people died of the disease—92 percent of them in Africa. Now, there’s a new development in the […]

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JK Rowling condemns ‘voluntourism’ and its abuse of orphanages overseas.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty JK Rowling condemns ‘voluntourism’ and its abuse of orphanages overseas. JK Rowling has condemned the concept of voluntourism and highlighted the myriad problems with working in orphanages abroad. The term voluntourism refers to the growing phenomenon of individuals travelling to developing countries to carry out volunteer work. In recent years, increasing concerns […]

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Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty Gates Foundation To Give Birth Control To 120 Million Women Worldwide By 2020. In 2012 she co-chaired a global summit, Family Planning 2020, that pledged to provide access to contraceptives to 120 million more women around the world by 2020. The effort is falling behind, and it is tougher than expected, she […]

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World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet.

Join us: fb.com/earthwithoutpoverty World’s eight richest men are worth the same as HALF of the rest of the planet. The eight richest billionaires have as much wealth as half the world’s population. Analysis by Oxfam shows the tycoons have together amassed fortunes totalling £349.8billion ($421.75bn). The planet’s poorest 3.6billion have the same sum between them. ‘This […]

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