As part of Kimberly-Clark’s (K-C) commitment to improve sanitation worldwide, the company sponsored and participated in the 14th annual World Toilet Summit held in New Delhi, India on January 19-20, 2015.
Policymakers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector, religious leaders, academics, experts, celebrities, the media and other sanitation sector stakeholders came together to amplify the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission, and mobilize partnerships to address India’s sanitation challenges.
This 13-minute P&G documentary remembers the victims and honors the survivors of Haiyan by shining a light on what remains after the storm: the Filipino resilience to overcome challenges, the ability to rise again, and the tremendous strength to move forward after so much loss.
One year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan—the strongest tropical typhoon on record to make landfall—devastated a huge part of central Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and destroying homes and livelihoods.
February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.
Free Webinar, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1:30-2:30 P.M. EST
How can companies and nongovernmental organizations better respond to global outbreaks? What are the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead? Join the Points of Light Corporate Service Council and Disaster Response Team, along with companies who are leading Ebola response efforts. Hear examples, highlights and reactions from GE, GSK, IBM, Jhpiego and USAID.
Kena Vasquez, project manager in AECOM’s international development business, discusses her work with the U.S. Agency for International Development to strengthen resilience to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.
One year ago, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as "Yolanda") struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and directly affecting 16 million others. It caused extensive damage to water systems, schools, hospitals, health facilities and other infrastructure.
The “Let’s Read Zambia!” Campaign Aims to Improve Children’s and Youths’ Reading Levels and Strengthen Their Overall Educational Performance
Kansas City, MO, August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Children International youth Francine, age 12, has been selected as an ambassador for the Education Minister of Zambia’s “Let’s Read Zambia!” campaign. The campaign is part of a larger initiative supported by UNICEF and USAID that aims to create a million new readers by 2016.
Kansas City, MO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Details continue to unfold about the urgent humanitarian situation at the U.S. border as increasing numbers of children and youth – many from the countries in which Children International works, such as Guatemala and Honduras – flee the overwhelming poverty, instability and violence in their homelands. Their goal is to find refuge in the United States, yet they face a perilous journey with little hope of being able to stay once they arrive.