04May

When Water is a Women’s Issue

WaterAid

  Worldwide, nearly 800 million people lack access to safe water, while 2.5 billion live without adequate sanitation. The lack of these essential services has a huge impact on the lives of millions of women and girls around the world. Women and girls spend hours walking for water, an exhausting task that consumes 26% of women’s time in rural Africa. The water they work so hard to collect is often dirty and contaminated with deadly diseases. Water-related diseases are the third biggest killer of children in Africa. It is usually Read More

29Jan

Passport to Africa Twitter Party

Hartlyn Kids

My friends over at Hartlyn Kids invites you to a ‘Passport to Africa Twitter Party’ to help them raise funds for a NEW children’s book about a country in Africa!  The upcoming book will be the third in a series that travels the globe, one book at a time, through unique stories from people who live and create in the countries that are represented in their books! Hartlyn Kids believes that everyone should have the opportunity to tell their story in their own words.  Their books empower writers and illustrators abroad, while putting diverse and Read More