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The Bharti Foundation Transforms The Lives of India’s Underprivileged Children

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – India boasts of some of the world's best engineering and business schools that are a challenge to get into. Yet, there is a big disparity in the quality of schooling in its rural areas. Looking to improve rural education for underprivileged children is the Satya Bharti School Program, an initiative of the Bharti Foundation.

Swades Foundation Wants India’s Rural Poor to Dream Big

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Empowering people and enabling them to transform their life and fulfil their dreams is what fuels Zarina and Ronnie Screwvala, husband and wife team, and founders of Swades Foundation, a not-for-profit organisation in India. It has an ambitious plan to lift one million villagers in the State of Maharashtra out of poverty within six years, and then help people to build better lives.

Andrex® And Wateraid Know That Toilets Change Lives

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Around the world, one in three people live without a safe toilet. Many have no choice but to do their business in the open.

Twenty20: Creating India’s Model Village, Built On Sustainable Development

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Kerala is a lush part of southern India, famous for its backwaters along fertile paddy fields. It is the country’s most literate and richest region, with a low poverty rate. Yet there are still places here that are battling severe poverty. One such place is Kizhakkambalam village, with a population of around 40,000 spread across 8,000 households.

Many UK Families Are Finding It Tough To Afford A Basic Standard Of Living

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The Prince’s Charity In Kind Direct, an organisation dedicated to redistributing donated goods to thousands of charities across the UK, is reporting a sharp increase in helping people cope with destitution.

Nestlé’s “Creating Shared Value” Prize 2016 Backs Social Enterprises In Africa

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There is a vibrancy of innovation across Africa, where social entrepreneurs are making a difference to improving the lives and economic prospects of Africa’s most vulnerable people and communities. The good news is that momentum is growing, with President Obama pushing entrepreneurship to the forefront of the US agenda by announcing the SPARK initiative to generate “m

Terra Limpa Set To Revitalise Agriculture In Angola

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Before the onset of a 27 year-long civil war in Angola, Africa, it was the world's fourth largest coffee producer, a top exporter of sisal, sugarcane, banana and cotton, and self-sufficient in all food crops except wheat.

Britain’s Biggest Benevolent Celebrities Are . . . .

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The UK’s The Sunday Times has announced that rock super-star Sir Elton John and best-selling author JK Rowling are Britain’s most benevolent celebrities on the newspaper’s 2016 ‘Giving List’, each donating a large part of their fortune to charities.

TECHO Works to Empower Latin Americans Who Live On Less Than $2.50 a Day

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Extreme poverty is defined in Latin America as having less than $2.50 a day to live on. 26 percent of the region’s people had no access to basic sanitation in 2011.

Tackling America’s Children Living With Hunger And Poverty

(3BL Media/Justmeans) – There are now a higher percentage of children living in poverty in America than during the Great Recession. Six years after the global financial and economic crisis, hunger still remains high here. America’s Health Rankings highlights that children living in poverty are three times more likely than other children to have their health needs unmet.

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