Giving to Others

Giving to Others

Some say the best thing we can do with our lives is reach out and connect to others; nothing quite compares to the feeling of satisfaction and pride that comes from making someone else happy. Yet sometimes we get swept away by our daily routine and all the tasks we need to complete. Sometimes we need a small […]

Raising Funds for Clean Water

From www.charitywater.org

Looking for something to do to help others? Why not raise money for clean water? Charity Water is a nonprofit which is dedicated to getting drinking water to where it is needed most. Right now, nearly a billion people around the world lack access to clean water. Women and children are most often charged with the task […]

From bbc.com

An online course is teaching people compassion and kindness, challenging them to help. From teaching girls to protect themselves from assault to getting homeless people reunited with their families, a wave of students is taking up the challenge to make things better. With 260.000 students so far, this social psychology course may be the most popular course in […]

From kindnessblog.com

If people ask us for help or money, sometimes we do help them, but often, if we’re in a hurry, or in a bad mood, or we feel we don’t have enough to share, or we just don’t feel like it, we say “sorry, no” and move on- or worse, we just keep walking without even […]

Quilts for Kids are putting kids through school

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Quilts for Kids Nepal have been working to empower women and children from an Indian beggar camp in Kathmandu since 2006. Far from patronising the people they work with, they help the women develop their traditional handicrafts to make them into a product that can hold its own in the Western market. The quilts are […]

A New Perspective

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Sometimes a new look at something can be such a mindblowing experience that it changes how you think about yourself and your place in the world. Overview is a documentary about the experience of seeing the earth as one whole planet on which we all live. For us to be able to build a future […]

from kindnessblog.com

The Western educational system sometimes seems to be a long line of tasks and achievable objectives designed to train people to be productive and efficient. But though traditional subjects are important to help a person find a space in the world, perhaps we should pause the long line of tasks and think about what we […]