Poverty

Instead Of Asking For Money, This Once Homeless Man Hands Out Book Reviews

He may look like a roadside panhandler, but this gentleman is actually in charge of running a reading foundation that has even been recognized by South Africa’s president! People call him the “Pavement Bookworm,” and the name fits because he is a book lover on a mission to help others by sharing the written word. His […]

Stuck For A Gift Idea? Buying From This LA Start-Up Directly Helps The Homeless!

Stuck For A Gift Idea? Buying From This LA Start-Up Directly Helps The Homeless!

Original GRIT is an LA-based company that is raising vital funds to help homeless veterans by selling hats and handcrafted bracelets. The cash generated through these unique gifts is used to provide essential items to homeless people, to make their situation a little easier. The packs include tooth paste, toothbrush, towel, socks, protein bars, bar of soap, […]

Surfer Dude Turns Social Entrepreneur And Is Changing Lives In Indonesia!

To merge your passion with social change must be one of the most fulfilling experiences in life. Kyle Parsons would know, for up until 2004, he was just an average surfer dude. But since then, he’s made a massive impact in Indonesia and is showing the world the power of inspired social entrepreneurialism. Before 2004, […]

HONY Facebook Page Raises $2 Million For Humans Of Pakistan Living In Bondage

HONY Facebook Page Raises $2 Million For Humans Of Pakistan Living In Bondage

“Humans of New York” (HONY), the popular Facebook page created by photographer Brandon Stanton, has garnered fans and support from all over the globe. Most importantly, it has humanized the human population in a way mainstream media never does, and humbly shares snippets of peoples’ lives others might relate to. In a way, it is […]

Ireland Built Its First Shipping Home Container In 3 Days To House The Homeless

Ireland Built Its First Shipping Home Container In 3 Days To House The Homeless

When initiative and collaboration combine, anything is possible.  In Ireland, a shipping container home was donated to the St. Vincent de Paul charity and will soon be used as a sanctuary to house the homeless. Designed by the Architectural firm Ceardean Architects, the project was built by a 60-person team of contractors and craftsman and […]

Amazing Great-Grandmother Feeds 200 Needy School Kids Every Day

Imagine living in a location with limited industry and scarce funds. Now, imagine an entire county largely dependent upon help from the government to ensure its families get fed. This is a reality for many who live in Gray’s Harbor County, Washington. When school is in session, most children of this ‘financially depressed’ area depend […]

Town In Spain Installs Outdoor Refrigerator To Feed Locals And Reduce Food Waste

Town In Spain Installs Outdoor Refrigerator To Feed Locals And Reduce Food Waste

Here’s an uplifting story guaranteed to restore your faith in humanity. As TrueActivist recently reported, one-third of all food produced in the world goes to waste – a travesty when 795 million people still go to bed hungry and are malnourished. One way the Basque town of Galdakao, Spain is remedying this crisis is by urging […]

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