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William and the Windmill

In 2002, William Kamkwamba was just fourteen years old. Living in a small village called Masitala in Malawi, Central Africa, William’s parents couldn’t afford to send him to school. With a thirst for knowledge, William went to the local library; ...

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TOMS Shoes: One for One

TOMS was founded in 2006 by Blake Mycoskie, inspired by a trip to Argentina where he saw extreme poverty and health conditions, as well as children walking without shoes. In a quest to create a better tomorrow by taking compassionate ...

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DW Online goes live!

Welcome to the debut issue of DW (Developing Worlds) Online!!!! Who We Are Co-founders Jesamine Ong & Victoria Garside, friends from their school days who are now living on opposite sides of the world, first discussed the idea of an ...

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Sorry seems to be the hardest word

On Thursday 30th May 2013 in Phnom Penh, Nuon Chea, the Khmer Rouge’s former ideologue-in-chief admitted his guilt in relation to the Killing Fields and general human rights offences to a UN tribunal. In his words, “I am very regretful ...

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Most anticipated movie of the month…

Outlawed in Pakistan, part of the shorts competition at the Sundance Film festival, premiered in the US on 28 May 2013. Here in the UK [and Aus] we have only seen the trailer but we were blown away by the ...

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Water: A Day in the Life.

06.00am Your alarm sounds. You drag yourself into the kitchen and pour yourself a glass of water from your refrigerated brita water filter. You turn on the shower and let it run for 5 minutes to warm up before stepping ...

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BBC4’s Why Poverty? Series

The BBC’s series of documentaries and short films entitled Why Poverty? brought together contributions from 71 different broadcasters around the world. It took four years to make and aimed to start a public debate on the subject of poverty. But ...

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Vaccinations: Why are parents so reluctant?

Since Edward Jenner’s innovation with the Smallpox virus in the 1790s, we have been aware of the benefits of immunisation in both saving lives and preventing the spread of infectious diseases. In recent years however, parents have become sceptical of ...

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