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Video Image Pearl Jam & U2 as UJam - Make Poverty...

Pearl Jam & U2 as UJam - Make Poverty History Concert - Pearl Jam & U2 as UJam at the Make Poverty History Concert in Melbourne on the 17th November 2006. #causes

   

Video Image The Universal Declaration of Human Rights -...

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights - Created by Seth Brau Produced by Amy Poncher Music by Rumspringa courtesy Cantora Records. #humanrights #causes

   

Video Image The End of Poverty - The "Homework" of Our...

The End of Poverty - The "Homework" of Our Generation - My name is Shawn and on September 14th 2006, I found my answer on how to make the world a better place. It's because of that answer that I am now in Bangladesh. On September 14th, 2006, the University of Notre Dame (of which I was a student studying for my Masters in Sociology) canceled all of its classes so that students could learn about an important issue: the problem of global health and third world poverty. #causes #endpov

   

Video Image The Girl Effect - Learn more at...

The Girl Effect - Learn more at www.girleffect.org and join the movement at www.facebook.com/girleffect. The Girl Effect is a solution to poverty. If we do our part, 600 million girls in the developing world will do the rest. #causes

   

Video Image Celebrate, Accelerate - At the Sept. 25 UN...

Celebrate, Accelerate - At the Sept. 25 UN Summit, we had a chance to show a short video to a group of world leaders at the Secretary General's reception. The film - Celebrate, Accelerate - marks the progress on the Millennium Development Goals to date and encourage further, faster commitment going forward. #causes #endpoverty

   

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Rotary International President Banerjee addresses The End of Polio Breakfast - On October 5th 2011, Rotary International President Banerjee sent this message to attendees at The End of Polio Breakfast in Perth, Australia. #health #endofpolio #Causes

   

Video Image A message to Perth from Dr Bruce Aylward -...

A message to Perth from Dr Bruce Aylward - Earlier this morning Dr Bruce Aylward - the Assistant Director-General for Polio, Emergencies and Country Collaboration at the World Health Organisation - sent this message to campaign supporters in Perth, urging them to help write an entirely new, polio-free chapter in history. #health #endofpolio #Causes

   

Video Image Piper and THE END OF POLIO - Meet Piper...

Piper and THE END OF POLIO - Meet Piper Paquen. 24 years old and in Paris, she is drawn into putting together the pieces of a monumental unfinished story - THE END OF POLIO. #health #causes

   

Video Image Sir Gus Nossal on polio - Sir Gus Nossal is...

Sir Gus Nossal on polio - Sir Gus Nossal is a world-renowned scientist, Member of the Order of Australia, and one of Australia's Living National Treasures. In the 1950s he experienced first-hand the fear and panic that polio's spread creates. Decades later, as one of the world's leading immunologists, he also knows the devastating impact this disease has, and how remarkable it has been to achieve a 99% reduction of cases, and bring eradication within reach. #Causes #health #endpolio

   

Video Image How Can We End Poverty? - 'How Can We End...

How Can We End Poverty? - 'How Can We End Poverty?' That's the question Bono addresses on a video shot recently by Phil Joanou in Arusha, Tanzania. 'Make Poverty History! What was that ? A T-shirt?' A year after the G8 leaders met in Scotland, pledging huge steps to end extreme poverty, Bono asks what difference campaigners are making for the everyday life of people in the poorest countries. #causes #endofpoverty

   

Image #Oxfam is working towards a world where...

#Oxfam is working towards a world where everyone has enough to eat and where women especially have the opportunity to earn a decent living. #charity #causes #food

   

Image It's all too easy to forget what a miracle...

It's all too easy to forget what a miracle #water is. Until it's not there. With a water supply on tap, food can grow, and people can thrive. #oxfam #charity #causes

   

Image Free quality health care and education...

Free quality health care and education services are vital to our fight against #poverty, providing poor people with the foundations for a brighter future. #charity #causes #healthandeducation #oxfam

   

Image The potential for lasting change lies in the...

The potential for lasting change lies in the hands of millions of women currently living in #poverty. That's why we put women's rights at the heart of everything we do. #causes #womensrights #oxfam #charity

   

Image Millions of people in Yemen are facing a...

Millions of people in Yemen are facing a severe humanitarian crisis, widespread hunger and chronic malnutrition. #Oxfam is providing emergency water and sanitation, and cash grants to some of the worst affected. #charity #causes #yemencrisis

   

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Some 2.4 million people have been affected by the worst floods in 10 years in India's Assam state. #assamfloods #oxfam #charity #causes

   

Image Nearly half a million people have fled their...

Nearly half a million people have fled their homes in eastern Congo since April 2012 because of insecurity and violence. #greatlakescrisis #charity #oxfam #causes

   

Image One year on from independence, the crisis in...

One year on from independence, the crisis in South Sudan is the worst it's been since the end of the war in 2005. Half of the country's 9.7 million people do not have enough to eat, the price of food and fuel has reached unprecedented levels, and refugees continue to flee fighting on the border with Sudan. #southsudancrisis #oxfam #charity #causes

   

Image More than 18 million people are facing...

More than 18 million people are facing serious food shortages across the Sahel. Extreme weather, poor harvests, high food prices, displacement and #poverty are continuing to affect millions of people in West Africa. #Oxfam aims to reach 1.8 million with emergency support. westafricafoodcrisis #charity #causes

   

Video Image Salma is five months pregnant. She's due...

Salma is five months pregnant. She's due right in the middle of the monsoon, when the floods inundate her vulnerable village. Every mum knows that caring for a new-born baby is hard. But the worsening floods here are making it impossible. #poverty #oxfam #causes

   

Video Image Hasina Begum, 35, is a hardworking mother...

Hasina Begum, 35, is a hardworking mother who is already experiencing the worst effects of climate change on Char Atra, a river island in #Bangladesh. Oxfam is supporting Hasina and her community, so they can survive the floods and rebuild their lives afterwards. Find out more and get involved: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/hereandnow #poverty #oxfam #causes

   

Video Image Heartland Department of Education. Sign our...

Heartland Department of Education. Sign our petition and stand up for reality. Say NO to climate denial in our schools. The Heartland Institute's President and CEO just admitted that Heartland is writing a "global warming curriculum" that would say climate science isn't settled. Heartland would like to create the appearance of a scientific debate where there is none by having our teachers claim we just don't know if humans are changing our climate. #environment #causes

   

Video Image Living On Thin Ice In Nepal. In Nepal, the...

Living On Thin Ice In Nepal. In Nepal, the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development organized an expedition into the Himalayas to find out how people are responding to the threats of melting glaciers and flash floods. #environment #causes #climatechange

   

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GatesPitbull-Post. Pitbull gets paired up with a lot of people. Pitbull and Jennifer Lopez, Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias, Pitbull and Bill Gates... wait, what? But it’s true: the rapper and the bazillionaire are both fighting for worldwide sanitation! #change #causes

   

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"Ice Age: Continental Drift" hits theaters on July 13, and in the spirit of series' fourth installment, we’re bringing you a list of its many voices -- from Drake to J.Lo -- and how they've also used their voices for our world's well-being. #causes #change

   

Video Image Microsoft Software #Donation Program -...

Microsoft Software #Donation Program - Microsoft helps millions of people by donating software to nonprofits around the world, now reaching more than 40,000 organizations each year. Tell the nonprofit that you support to apply for donations by visiting www.microsoft.com/nonprofit. #innovation #causes #nonprofits

   

Video Image 10,000 Starbucks partners helping New...

10,000 Starbucks partners helping New Orleans - At the companys 2008 Leadership Conference, thousands of Starbucks employees (partners) came together to help rebuild New Orleans and rededicate themselves to fostering human connections between our stores and the communities we serve. #causes

   

Video Image The Food Project - Youth Growing Together -...

The Food Project - Youth Growing Together - In 2009 Starbucks awarded 50 Shared Planet Youth Action Grants totaling $842,000 to US non-profit organization to help support young people identify and address local needs. Starbucks is proud to support the work of all of these organizations including The Food Project in Boston, Massachusetts. The Food Project supports youth in producing healthy food for residents of the city and suburbs, provides youth leadership opportunities. #causes

   

Video Image Janet Nkubana brought us her story of hope...

Janet Nkubana brought us her story of hope from Rwanda - Martin Coles of Starbucks sat down to talk with Janet Nkubana, co-founder of Gahaya Links, makers of handcrafted items from Rwanda. They were founded in 2003 with a mission to bring Rwandan women artisans and their families out of poverty. Listen to her fascinating story. #causes

   

Video Image Starbucks and City Year, working together -...

Starbucks and City Year, working together - In 2009 Starbucks awarded 50 Starbucks™ Shared Planet™ Youth Action Grants totaling $842,000 to U.S. non-profit organizations that help young people identify and address local needs in their regions and make a difference through community outreach. Starbucks has provided grants to eight of the City Year chapters in 2008 and 2009 to directly support more than 1,500 young people to create change in local communities. #causes

   

Video Image A behind the scenes look at Starbucks...

A behind the scenes look at Starbucks Channel Development - Channel Development is key to the success and future of Starbucks. Our partners (employees) within this group help extend the Starbucks Experience to consumers outside of our retail stores through a variety of products and channels which include Food/Drug/Mass/Club, foodservice and license stores. It's an exciting time to be part of the team. You can learn more at http://www.starbucks.com/careers #causes

   

Video Image A behind the scenes look at Starbucks Global...

A behind the scenes look at Starbucks Global Technology - Information Technology is key to the success of Starbucks Coffee Company. Our IT partners work in all aspects of the business from the systems that run our retail store operations to our Starbucks.com website, and our mobile applications. They are also involved in enabling our Store Development through the use of technology and supporting all the partners at our corporate and regional offices. #careers

   

Video Image All for Children is a five-year initiative...

All for Children is a five-year initiative supported by a 4.5 million USD donation from H&M and run by UNICEF, the United Nations Children's Fund. The goal is to get children out of work and into school and improve access to health and nutrition care. #fashion #poverty #causes

   

Video Image All for Children - Cows & Oxes - #campaigns...

All for Children - Cows & Oxes - #campaigns #hm #causes

   

Video Image All for Children - Get involved! -...

All for Children - Get involved! - #campaigns #causes #hm

   

Video Image Check out some of the things H&M is doing to...

Check out some of the things H&M is doing to lower the environmental footprint of our products - and what you can do to too! #environment #hm #campaigns #causes

   

Video Image Get an exclusive interview with Nathalie...

Get an exclusive interview with Nathalie Rykiel, president and artistic director for Sonia Rykiel. Watch her explain why they joined the All for Children project and what inspired their design for the bag. #campaigns #causes ##unicef #hm

   

Video Image Burkina Faso: A Mother's Devotion -...

Burkina Faso: A Mother's Devotion - starvedforattention.org - Jessica Dimmock tenderly captures the heartbreaking emotional strains experienced by a young, hard working mother, Natasha, simply trying to feed her children. Alone at 24, she scavenges firewood to sell in the market. Her meager earnings force an impossible choice: between buying food or medicine for her three children. #causes #humanitarian

   

Video Image The US Standard and A Double Standard -...

The US Standard and A Double Standard - starvedforattention.org - Antonin Kratochvil's bold landscape images lay bare the (mis)use of land and resources in the American midwest. The US Government Accountability Office has found that the current system of sending domestically produced blended flour overseas costs as much as 34 percent more than buying food products locally. #humanitarian #causes

   

Video Image Djibouti: Frustration -...

Djibouti: Frustration - starvedforattention.org - At MSF's clinic in the Balabala district of Djibouti, doctors and nurses scramble to treat a never-ending influx of young malnourished patients. Last year, the clinic treated nearly 1,730 malnourished children under five years old. In this multimedia reportage shot by photojournalist Marcus Bleasdale, hear clinic workers speak about the successes and frustrations of their work. #causes #humanitarian

   

Video Image Bangladesh: Terrifying Normalcy -...

Bangladesh: Terrifying Normalcy - starvedforattention.org - Photojournalist Ron Haviv traveled to the island of Bhola in southern Bangladesh to document the challenges of food insecurity, rapid climate change and poverty which make malnutrition so pervasive on this densely-populated island. In his intimate portraits, Haviv captures the resignation with which Bhola's malnourished mothers and children accept a chronically meager food supply. #causes #humanitarian

   

Video Image Congo: The Malnutrition That Shouldn't Be -...

Congo: The Malnutrition That Shouldn't Be - In a somber, yet bold, reportage, photographer Franco Pagetti reveals the daily struggle to survive in North Kivus forbidding bush and teeming, fetid displaced persons camps, where food is scarce and the people are on edge, ready to run at a moments notice. #causes #humanitarian

   

Video Image Mexico: A Solution From Within -...

Mexico: A Solution From Within - starvedforattention.org - John Stanmeyer's reportage documents the successes and challenges faced by the patients, doctors and outreach workers of the Oportunidades program. Visiting one of the program's rural clinics in Oaxaca state, Stanmeyer reveals the dedication and innovation behind this home-grown success story. #humanitarian #causes

   

Video Image Why There Aren't Enough HIV Treatments...

Why There Aren't Enough HIV Treatments Suitable for Children (Patent Pool 2 of 4) - These animations explain why people in developing countries can't get the HIV medicines they need to survive and how setting up a 'patent pool' could change that. MSF calls on researchers and pharmaceutical companies: put your patents in the pool! #causes #health

   

Video Image How Tricky It Is To Get the Right HIV...

How Tricky It Is To Get the Right HIV Treatments (Patent Pool 3 of 4) - These animations explain why people in developing countries can't get the HIV medicines they need to survive and how setting up a 'patent pool' could change that. MSF calls on researchers and pharmaceutical companies: put your patents in the pool! #health #causes

   

Video Image There Is A Solution, Here's How A Patent...

There Is A Solution, Here's How A Patent Pool Could Work (Patent Pool 4 of 4) - These animations explain why people in developing countries can't get the HIV medicines they need to survive and how setting up a 'patent pool' could change that. MSF calls on researchers and pharmaceutical companies: put your patents in the pool! #health #causes

   

Video Image Why We Need a Patent Pool: Patient Testimony...

Why We Need a Patent Pool: Patient Testimony - Thembisa Mkhosana explains how she has run out of treatment options. A patent pool could help deliver newer, affordable medicines. #health #causes

   

Image Progress under threat, July 2012 | While...

Progress under threat, July 2012 | While significant gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS in the past decade are encouraging, countries most affected by the pandemic continue to struggle to place enough people on treatment and to implement the best science and strategies to fight the disease. The current situation in these five affected countries reminds us that the HIV epidemic is still an emergency in many African countries. #publications #causes

   

Image Dadaab: Shadows of Lives, June 2012 |...

Dadaab: Shadows of Lives, June 2012 | Dadaab: Shadows of Lives describes the plight of half a million refugees living in increasingly insecure conditions with nowhere else to go, and argues that there is an urgent need to explore alternatives. #causes #publications

   

Image Fighting Neglect, May 2012 | Charting MSF's...

Fighting Neglect, May 2012 | Charting MSF's 25 years of experience in diagnosing and treating Chagas disease, sleeping sickness, and kala azar in Latin America, Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and the Caucasus, the report examines past, present, and future management of the diseases and discusses the access to quality life-saving treatment. #causes #publications

   

Image Somebody Help | The forgotten population of...

Somebody Help | The forgotten population of Jebel Si in North Darfur is left without healthcare as MSF struggles to continue its medical activities in the region. #causes #publications

   

Image The Right Shot: Extending the reach of...

The Right Shot: Extending the reach of affordable and adapted vaccines, May 2012 | Lack of information on both the price and the different product characteristics of vaccines has been limiting countries’ ability to operate affordable and effective immunisation programmes. This publication serves as a resource for immunisation stakeholders, such as donors, implementing partners, and developing countries, which are ultimately responsible for their national immunisation programmes. #causes

   

Image Overview: MSF activities in Somalia, Kenya...

Overview: MSF activities in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia, April 2012 | The data presented, though being provisional, account for MSF’s medical activities and financial income and expenditures in this region, whereas the narrative sketches how MSF as a medical aid organisation responded to this evolving crisis. #causes #

   

Image Mothers and children waking up under...

Mothers and children waking up under mosquito nets at MSF health facility, south Sudan | In 2009, MSF treated over a million people for malaria. Every year, malaria kills nearly two million people and infects between 400–500 million. Ninety percent of these deaths occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Malaria mainly strikes poor and rural communities. Patients are often bedridden for days and can't carry out normal daily activities. #causes #health

   

Image Focus on Cholera | Cholera often breaks out...

Focus on Cholera | Cholera often breaks out when there is overcrowding and inadequate access to clean water, rubbish collection and proper toilets. What Causes cholera? Cholera is caused by an infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. The bacterium causes the cells lining the intestine to produce large amounts of fluid, leading to profuse diarrhoea and vomiting. #causes #health

   

Image Focus on Malnutrition Nine children die...

Focus on Malnutrition Nine children die every minute because their diet lacks essential nutrients. They will continue to do so unless food aid changes. When children suffer from acute malnutrition, their immune systems are so impaired that the risk of death is greatly increased. Common diseases like a respiratory infection or gastroenteritis can very quickly lead to complications and possibly death. #causes #health #nutrition

   

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22 Random Acts of Kindness That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity | Bored Panda | #living #knowledgefix #justlearned #Causes

   

Video Image Education: The First Step to Opportunity -...

Education: The First Step to Opportunity - In this video, students—as well as some famous faces—outline the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundations #education mission: that determination, and high school itself, is not enough. Young people #Causes #Nonprofits #Activism #KnowledgeTV #Causestv #GatesFoundations

   

Video Image How land grabs deepen poverty in Guatemala -...

How land grabs deepen poverty in Guatemala - #Philanthropy #Knowledgetv #Causes #HumanRights

   

Video Image A beginner's guide to land grabs -...

A beginner's guide to land grabs - #Philanthropy #Knowledgetv #Causes #HumanRights #education

   

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Percentage population undernourished world map. #Poverty #Causes #Hunger

   

Video Image It Starts With Me - #CausesTV #Causes...

It Starts With Me - #CausesTV #Causes #Philanthropy #hivaids #KnowledgeTV

   

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Oscar Contender ‘War Witch’ Takes Aim at Child Soldiering. Oscar Contender ‘War Witch’ Takes Aim at Child Soldiering Canada’s Foreign Language entry relates the unconscionable violence from the perspective of a teenage killer speaking to her unborn child. #Causes #Philanthropy #Africa #War

   

Video Image Reducing Stunting in Rural Africa - About 40...

Reducing Stunting in Rural Africa - About 40 percent of children under 5 in sub-Saharan Africa are stunted, or short for their age, a result of problems such as chronically poor nutrition, inadequate maternal and child care, and repeated bouts of infectious disease. #KnowledgeTV #CausesTV #Causes #Nutrition #africa

   

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THE HAPPINESS PROJECT | #knowledgefix #Justlearned #knowledgetv #Books #bookstv #causes #causestv

   

Video Image Alberto Cairo: There are no scraps of men -...

Alberto Cairo: There are no scraps of men - #Knowledgetv #causes #causestv #redcross

   

Image Force-Feeding Young Girls in the name of...

Force-Feeding Young Girls in the name of Beauty, The Fattening Farms of Mauritania | While the whole world is obsessed over getting thin, it seems there are far-flung places in the world today where fat is still considered a thing of beauty. In the West African nation of Mauritania, it is so important for girls to be fat that they are sent away to fat camp – the opposite of the western version – during school holidays, to put on oodles of weight. #Causes #Culture #health #IR

   

Video Image America's Trillion Dollar Disease - General...

America's Trillion Dollar Disease - General Peter Chiarelli is CEO of One Mind For Research, a new-model non-profit seeking to drastically reduce the social and economic effects of mental illness and brain injury within ten years through research, funding, marketing, coalition building, and public awareness. #medicine #health #healthtv #knowledgetv #interviews #business #causes #causestv #society #living #researchtv #research #scienceresearch

   

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Daily chart: In 1990 the United Nations Development Programme launched the Human Development Index. This index combines life expectancy at birth, the average and expected number of years in education and economic output. Only two countries, Zimbabwe and Lesotho, have seen their index scores fall since 1990, but elsewhere big strides have been made, particularly in China, Iran and India. #economics #politics #ir #news #charts #infographics #society #causes #history #development #worldaffairs

   

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