Inspiring Change Through Photography

By: Kristine Morales How can art impact social change?  As the desire for a better world becomes a more imaginable future, artists are realizing that creativity can inspire and educate people around the globe. Nuru Project is an organization that utilizes photography as a way  to create a difference  in developing nations.  Through photography auctions, the organization creates opportunities for socially involved photographers to become agents of change.  Donated works are auctioned and 100% of the proceeds are distributed to a charity featuring the show’s theme usually related to the devastating poverty in developing countries. .  The concept is an … Continue reading Inspiring Change Through Photography

Props to UniversalGiving Partner IDB

By: Laina Gallagher UniversalGiving is honored to be a partner of the Inter-American Development Bank, IDB. Made up of 48 member nations, plus the Inter-American Investment Cooperation and the Multilateral Investment Fund, IDB offers financing and expertise for sustainable development on economic, social, and institutional levels throughout Latin America and the Caribbean. IDB acts as a regular bank offering loans but also is involved in grants, guarantees, investments, technical assistance, and research for both governments and private initiatives. IDB also helps weaker member countries with debt relief.  Working towards overall development, IDB focuses on 5 sectors: social policy for equality … Continue reading Props to UniversalGiving Partner IDB