Navreem and India’s Eternal Sunrise

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By JJ Fox Navreem woke up on the side of the motorway today. She woke up there yesterday and she will wake up there tomorrow. She is only 8-years-old but she is already well acquainted with the world of work. Today, like every other day, she will carry her 1-year-old sister on her hip and […]

#SocialGood on Instagram: beyondBeanie in Bolivia

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By Alana Simpson In many countries, school uniforms can be the difference between attending school or not. This is a large problem in Bolivia, where orphans are rarely afforded simple luxuries such as appropriate clothing for school. When Tito Alvarez was visiting his friend Paty Lucero in Bolivia, he noticed many women artisans making and selling handmade […]

Seven Clothing Lines That Give Back

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By Seanna Pratt Fashion is one of the largest industries worldwide; it is deeply rooted in culture everywhere and something we encounter on the daily. However, we are increasingly learning about the negative impacts the fashion industry has on fair working conditions and ecological systems. Despite the negatives, there is a light we all can […]

14 Socially Innovative Companies Changing the World

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Social innovation seems to be a buzzword these days, and it’s no surprise being that many young professionals are jumping at job opportunities to do something meaningful with their talents. Here are 14 companies that are changing the world for the better. Feature social change photo via shutterstock

Why You Need to Get This Life-Changing Coffee (PHOTOS)

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In 2005, Jonathan Golden, founder of Land of a Thousand Hills, recognized a simple and tangible opportunity to positively contribute to the reconciliation of the Rwandan people who are still picking up pieces of their lives shattered by the 1994 genocide. This realization led Golden to start a coffee company that pays a fair wage […]

InstaHope: Fashion for Freedom in Uganda

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Brittany Merill Underwood was a sophomore at Southern Methodist University when she decided to head off to Uganda to teach at a local boarding school for a semester abroad program. During her time there, she met a woman named Sarah who fostered 24 children in her home. Deeply moved by Sarah’s courage and compassion to mother the orphans, Underwood founded the Akola […]

Kula Project: For the Farmer

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By Diana Smith Sarah Buchanan didn’t grow up on a farm. She didn’t study agriculture at her university, Georgia State, and until a few years ago, the only plant she may have envisioned herself cultivating was basil. But a little girl in a blue sweater would change all of that. “My passion was kids,” explains […]