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Monique Santoso’s Fundraising Campaign

Name: Monique Santoso Location: Middlebury, VT Position: Content Writer Intern Fundraising Goal: $500 How did you get interested in global issues? I spent my junior and senior years of high school in UWC Dilijan, Armenia, where I made friends from over 70 countries. Global issues always bled into our conversations, leading me to understand that […]

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The Ways Scuba Diving Can Alleviate Poverty

Scuba diving is the practice of underwater diving with a SCUBA, an acronym for self-contained underwater breathing apparatus. The United States Special Force’s frogmen initially used this during the Second World War. Through this technology, divers can go underwater without connecting to a surface oxygen supply. The main aim for many scuba divers today is […]

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Why Are More People Crossing the Border?

In early 2019, Congress approved a humanitarian aid plan for migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Nevertheless, the political crisis of migrant treatment and their arrival to the U.S. continues. In February 2019, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency to obtain funding for his planned border wall. He has repeatedly called the situation at the […]

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The Importance of Town Planning TO Poverty Alleviation

Also known as city or urban planning, town planning is an interdisciplinary and dynamic field that seeks to understand how policies change in response to community needs, population growth, lifestyle changes and the needs of a changing population. Contemporary urban and regional planning techniques for survey, analysis, design and implementation developed from fields such as […]

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Want to Alleviate Global Poverty? Start by Making Nature Accessible

With children now better at identifying their following on social media than common plant and wildlife species, there is increasing concern that they are losing touch with their natural environment. In fact, these worries were affirmed in a 2016 longitudinal study by Natural England which found that more than one in every nine children today […]

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Epilepsy Among Indigenous Peoples

Epilepsy represents an important public health issue, particularly in low-income communities where significant disparities are present in the care available to patients with epilepsy. Where there is annually between 30 to 50 per 100 thousand people in the general population in high-income countries who suffer from epilepsy, this figure could be two times higher in […]

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Women’s Empowerment in Developing Countries

The fight against global poverty starts by investing in women. Under the Millennium Development Goals, the world has made progress toward gender equality and women’s empowerment through equal access to primary education. However, discrimination against women still happens in every part of the world. Current statistics show only 24 percent of women sit in national […]