Poverty

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

In the war-torn city of Bangui, Central African Republic, a mission of Catholic nuns are fighting malnutrition in one of the most innovative ways possible: by growing a bounty of vitamin and protein-rich spirulina in the backyard behind their health center. Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Center have seen some of the worst side […]

Anonymous Spiderman Cares For Homeless – Proving Anyone Can Be a Hero

During the day, this 20-year-old man from Birmingham, England, who wishes to remain anonymous, is a bartender. But by night, he is a real-life superhero “doing heroic things, like feeding the homeless”. Donning a Spider-Man suit to anonymously deliver sandwiches to those in need, he is well-known as the “Birmingham SpiderMan”, and hopes that his […]

CEO of Japan Airlines Takes The Bus To Work And Gets A Salary Less Than Some Of The Employees

CEO of Japan Airlines Takes The Bus To Work And Gets A Salary Less Than Some Of The Employees

Haruka Nishimatsu, CEO of Japan Airlines lives by a philosophy that many corporate bosses should be paying close attention to. Instead of acting like the ruler of the company, Nishimatsu acts like a leader, and sacrifices some of the big corporate perks so he can build a stronger and more dedicated workforce. “If management is […]

Banksy Just Released This 2-Minute Film About Gaza, The Dream Holiday Destination For 2015

Gaza, Your Dream Holiday Destination For 2015? Banksy the world’s most mysterious street artist just released a 2 minute film that takes a typical vacation advertisement and turns it on its head. Rumor has it that the man himself filmed parts of the video! Come to Gaza, says the short film. It’s a place off the tourist […]

She’s 69 And Hasn’t Used Money for 15 Years… And Has Never Been Happier!

She’s 69 And Hasn’t Used Money for 15 Years… And Has Never Been Happier!

22 years ago, Heidemarie Schwermer left her difficult marriage and relocated to the city of Dortmund (in Germany’s Ruhr area) with her two kids. A middle-aged secondary school teacher, she quickly became aware of the large population of homeless people in the town. It shocked her so much she decided to do something about it. Schwermer believed the […]

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