Entries by Maia Kiniyalocts

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Healthcare in Liberia Since the Ebola Outbreak

The 2014-2016 Ebola outbreak in West Africa killed more than 4,800 people in Liberia and infected thousands of others. However, these data points only scratch the surface of Ebola’s effect on healthcare in Liberia. Ebola’s devastation affected the provision of healthcare services in West Africa and caused an additional 10,600 deaths due to HIV, tuberculosis […]


COVID-19 and Homelessness in Prague

The goal of ending homelessness in Prague has seemed more reachable since the COVID-19 pandemic began. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is one of its most crowded cities and a huge tourist destination. In Prague there is a huge gap between the rich and the poor and a system which allows homelessness. Prague […]

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4 Sustainable Fashion Brands Fighting Poverty

There are many sustainable fashion brands fighting poverty. In many countries, jewelry making is not only a tradition but also a way to make a living. Many poverty-stricken countries rely on fashion production to keep their economy going. Because of this, brands that provide their garment workers a fair living wage and safe working conditions […]

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The Gender Wage Gap in India

Gender inequality is still a prevailing problem across the world today. India is one country among the many engaging in the fight for gender equality. One prominent issue within this gender struggle is the disparity in pay. The strive toward equality within the country requires a greater focus on the gender wage gap in India. […]

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Branch App Transforms Africa’s Emerging Markets

The world of financial technology has a lot to offer low- and middle-income countries. Financial technology is essential to accelerate poverty reduction and enhance the growth and development of developing nations. One such innovation in financial technology is a mobile lending app called Branch. The Branch app has tapped into Africa’s emerging markets and the […]