Imagine a society where children with disabilities get the care and accommodations they need to live independently. Continue reading NGO Spotlight-Christian Care Foundation for Children with Disabilities
Speak for those without a voice! Let Kids Be Kids supports all who need a voice, even animals! Continue reading NGO Spotlight-Let Kids Be Kids
“Helen Keller International saves and improves the sight and lives of the world’s vulnerable by combatting the causes and consequences of blindness, poor health and malnutrition. ” -Helen Keller International Continue reading NGO Spotlight: Helen Keller International
By Brittany Horwich Before moving to San Francisco, I had the most eye-opening experience backpacking through Southeast Asia. I was in Thailand at the time and thought to myself, “5 months here is NOT enough… I need to see more.” … Continue reading Teaching Abroad
By Rebecca Gailey When I first arrived in Kayanga in January 2013 to volunteer with a local human rights group, I was immediately struck by the beauty of region and the welcoming, loving nature of its people. But as I … Continue reading The Ota Initiative
By Sophia Russell In 2012, I traveled to Peru on a linguistics and community service trip. There, I volunteered at a daycare that one of my homestay parents’ children attended. When it came time for lunch, Superman and Little Mermaid lunch boxes were pulled off a shelf and dispersed. Most ate foods such as rice, bread, beans, chips, while a lucky few had pieces of chicken and fruit as well. The contrast from living in the Bay Area, where matters like eating organic fruits or meat are an everyday occurrence, to being in a country where even having a form of … Continue reading Feeding the Future: Child Food Security
There is a great disease of schoollessness: Kids who grow up without the classroom, and without the ability to learn. Their minds, in a way… are dying…. Without food, our bodies don’t grow. Without classes, your mind doesn’t grow. So… please help us stop schoollessness now. Support the amazing volunteer teachers working with WorldTeach determined to provide educational opportunities all across the globe. Give the gift of books when you join hands with Develop Africa and promote literacy efforts for children in West Africa. Work with Miracles in Action to provide backpacks and school supplies for children in rural Guatemala. All … Continue reading Stop the Disease of Schoollessness!