Tortured, Killed and Chained: International Trade & Tourism May Cause Extinction of Elephants Within Years

By Jameela Freitas

The total number of elephants is rapidly decreasing globally as elephants are continued to be poached for ivory, and tortured and killed for tourism and entertainment.

Another Olympic Winner: Rio’s Favela Residents

By Aubrilyn Reeder

Improving the quality of life in slums, which count for 25% of the world’s urban population, is critical for improving the social, economic, and environmental happiness for cities.

Business in Box: A social Innovation to Take SDGs to Every Household

By Dr Abdur Rehman Cheema & Majida Malik

Named “business-in-box” (BiB), a project in rural Pakistan aims to reduce maternal mortality rate and infant mortality rate by increasing awareness and contraceptive prevalence rate.

Lecturio to Provide Free E-Learning Resources to Improve Global Health

Lecturio, a German tech company, has announced the launch of MEDI, a new Medical Education Development Initiative that aims to support medical capacity building in the developing world.

Technology Camp For Young Girls In Rwanda

Created by Peace Corps Volunteers in 2013, TechKobwa brings together Rwandan ICT professionals and expert trainers from IBM and Michigan State University to conduct lessons in computer science, electronics, and other STEM-related topics.

Street Games Soothe Woes of Zimbabwe´s Jobless Youths

By Ray Mwareya

Zimbabwe's idle youths, bending under a reality of 80% joblessness, and an economy stuffed by $9, 9 billion in external debt, are now hooked to playing or owning a “snooker” table.

Bangladesh’s Remarkable Rise from Poverty: A Lesson for the Developing World

By Tahseen Ali

Bangladesh’s overall rate of poverty currently is 24 percent, down from 40 percent a decade ago and the country is on track to being designated a middle-income country in only five years.

Philippines: Hungry Farmers Asking Food Get Bullets

By Rey Ty

Government in the Philippines has responded with bullets when thousands of peasant protesters demanded for food aid and hunger relief.