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 […]

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 […]

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Givology is a P2P online giving marketplace, directly connecting donors to students and grassroots projects around the world. Give to learn. Learn to give. I have had the chance to meet most of the Givology people in New York. They work hard and smart to really connect the people who want to help and the […]

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We love the website Big Think! And although we don’t always agree with what they say, we can always agree that what they say is very interesting. The piece that I want to talk about today is something we do agree with: both parents taking care of stuff at home with the children is, according […]

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Starting any documentary is always chaotic and confusing. Even if you have the story well set in your mind, almost nothing depends on you, and it can be a little anxiety provoking. In my case The Perfection of Giving was no different. When I learned about the 108 Lives Project, I was not even looking […]