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The Borgen Project is an innovative, national campaign that works with U.S. leaders to improve their response to the global poverty crisis.
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  • Five Charitys Changing The World

    There are millions of charities with different mission statements and with different ways of doing things but the one thing they all have in common is that they are trying to change the world for the better.

  • 10 Charitable Athletes

    Every year, the most accomplished athletes in the world spend time working for charities off the baseball field, tennis court, football field or basketball court. Millions of dollars come out of athletes’ paychecks to support numerous causes throughout the world.

  • 10 Facts About Children Living In Poverty

    Children living in poverty are often malnourished, do not get proper education, lack safe drinking water, and do not have access to essential vaccines. They are more vulnerable to exploitation, abuse, violence, discrimination and stigmatization.

  • Consequences Of Nuclear Bombs

    The nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945 were the first and remain the only use of nuclear weapons in wartime and are thus our only warning of the consequences of nuclear bombs.

  • Didier Drogba Versus Malaria

    As people all over the world hold their breath for one of the largest and most popular sporting events to begin — the World Cup — some of the players competing have other issues on their minds.

  • Clowning Around For A Cause

    Clowns Without Borders is a volunteer-based nonprofit organization catering specifically to children who are living in refugee areas during times of crisis. They put on different circus performances and workshops to help children enjoy themselves and cope with what they are living through.

  • Instagramming Africa

    Instagram, a place where you can follow fellow Instagrammers and view photo updates of their lives. Not only is it used all over the world, but instagrammers will post anything from photos of what they are eating for dinner to uploads of their own “professional” shots.

  • Taking a Shot at Poverty

    When thinking about those in poverty around the world, we often forget that they have the same interests and hobbies as everyone else. Basketball is played by at least 250 million people worldwide in an organized fashion, and countless others play “pick-up games” every day.

  • Google Earth Photos Of War

    Anyone who owns a computer or smart phone has at one time or another searched for their home on Google Earth, just to see the incredible power of satellite imagery. When viewing the next seven photos, it is evident how far the world’s satellite technology has come, but what it captures should not be encouraged to grow.

  • Franca Sozzani Fights to End World Hunger

    As a fashion editor for several magazines, Franca Sozzani has shaken things up for some time. Sozanni has used her publications to advocate against the slave trade, environmental pollution, racism and violence against women. Soon, her focus will be on ending world hunger.

  • 7 Solutions For World Hunger

    There are hundreds of theories on how we can end world hunger, and while some have worked, others have not. However, one thing that is certain is our responsibility to do something.

  • Deadliest Wars In History

    One of biggest perpetrators of poverty is war. A battle between nations can end up detrimentally affecting citizens. They can be caught in the middle of physical combat or face the negative economic repercussions of product inflation and high taxation. Wars are also often accompanied by poor government leadership and civil unrest, both which lead to cyclic poverty. Here is a list of the 10 deadliest wars, ever:

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