I had a pretty sheltered upbringing. I’m ashamed to say I was very oblivious to the wider world around me and I had no idea of the extent of poverty in this world – until I went on a trip aged 12 that really opened my eyes to the world outside of what I knew, and began a passion within me for ending global poverty. 844 more words
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Its around this time of year that people start to ask me to compile my Christmas list.
I’m by no means a saint (far from it) but I always tell them that I’m not bothered; to buy me whatever and to not spend a fortune? 1,556 more words
Pastor Julio Martinez distributing supplies and aids.
In the past April, Ecuador was struck by 7.8 and 6 magnitude earthquakes, leading to high death tolls and the urgent need for emergency shelters. 595 more words
The circular economy is usually described as a strategy for industrialised countries, often as a response to over-consumption of energy and resources. The name itself distinguishes it from the ‘linear economy’ that it replaces, re-using materials rather than consuming them. 518 more words