Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Elmina Castle convinces with its powerful beauty and meaningful history in the Central Region of Ghana.
Ghana was formerly known as Gold…Continue
Added by Kerstin Tschernigg on October 27, 2011 at 11:42 — No Comments
Parliament has been urged to legalize the operation of the National Youth Employment Programme as given to the National Health Insurance Scheme.
The Deputy National Coordinator of Monitoring and Evaluation of the programme, Kwesi Holison, disclosed this to journalists in the region. He added that the programme has been bedeviled with financial challenges, saying unlike the National Health Insurance Scheme that is heavily supported by 21/2 vat tax element. He said it is…Continue
Added by Kerstin Tschernigg on October 27, 2011 at 11:26 — No Comments
From malaria to malnutrition – the health problems of 684 young patients were…Continue
Added by Kerstin Tschernigg on October 27, 2011 at 11:09 — No Comments
I always walk away from a conversation with Saeed Wame, founder and director of Namwera AIDS Coordinating Committee (NACC) of Malawi, with a new understanding. Whether he be blowing my concept of “capacity” wide open, or offering a completely new definition of volunteer, Saeed is the sort of community leader whose wisdom…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 25, 2011 at 14:12 — No Comments
We are facing these days a never seen EU and EURO financial, economical and social crisis due to several factors like China economy impact, weakness of certain EU countries' economy, industry, high autocracy, bureaucracy, high spending, high indebtedness, overall observable dramatically increase of living costs, energy costs, almost everything, while salaries, incomes are standing on the same historical level and trade margins are getting thinner and thinner.
Added by Mr. Laszlo Keki on October 20, 2011 at 21:00 — No Comments
Dalia Association, Palestine’s first and only community foundation, recently launched an advocacy campaign to address the issues facing grassroots civil society as recipients of international aid in Palestine. Nora Lester Murad, Dalia’s founder and former executive director, shares the organization’s progress and the questions they face going forward.
We at Dalia Association in Palestine have an…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on October 19, 2011 at 6:29 — No Comments
The winners of the CL!CK 3 Worldwide Photography Contest have been chosen!
Congratulations to grand prize winner, Larry Louie of Edmonton, Canada who will get to go on a reporting trip to a…Continue
As questions are coming up increasingly regarding the constraints of Growth in a world of finite resources, there should now be some ethical limits of personal consumption. The consumer economy feeds on popular demand, sometimes the demand seems to be ‘manufactured’ (bottled water industry) and incredible choice of consumption that encourages one to…Continue
Added by Pabitra Mukhopadhyay on October 9, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
How-matters.org is featuring two posts today as part of the Girl Effect Blogging Campaign.
Part 1 discusses how grassroots organizations, as powerful actors that find and reach marginalized girls, are key to unlocking girls’ potential.
Because they are embedded in the communities they…Continue