This Mother’s Day, celebrate the strength and resilience of moms and women everywhere. Honor an influential woman in your life and provide opportunity for other women by gifting a patch for the digital quilt at Opportunity International. Gifts start at just $5. Select from one of 20 patch designs or create your own and dedicate … continue »
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Do you know almost 3 million newborns die every year? Do you know the most common causes of these newborn deaths are infection, prematurity and birth asphyxia (when a baby’s brain gets little or no oxygen before, during or immediately after birth)? It’s well known that hand washing is crucial in the prevention of transmitting … continue »
Today is World Water Day. It’s an important day established by the United Nations to identify world-wide water issues. A day to draw attention to the facts. 783 million people, or 11% of the world’s population, do not have safe water to drink and this, in addition to poor sanitation, results in the death of 2,000 children every day. Learn … continue »
This day means the world to me. I’ve fought for most of my life in the battle of equality for women. I grew up watching my mom fight, and we both continue to fight on behalf of my 5 year-old daughter. I spent the better part of my adult life working harder, longer, and more … continue »
Have you kept your New Year’s resolution to exercise more? Well, here’s a little more incentive to keep you going, or get you started. Love your smartphone? Me, too. Early in February, the UN Foundation announced its new partnership with Charity Miles, a free smartphone app that allows you to earn money for charity while … continue »
There is a wealth of data on the power of play and the difference unstructured play can make in the health and well-being of a child. The rising number of children suffering from obesity, ADHD and depression is alarming. Want to learn more about the power of play? Check out the play studies and research at … continue »
In a country where 16 women die giving birth each day and 18 percent of new HIV infections are transmitted from mother to child, Shanti Uganda provides a safe, nurturing and empowering birthing house for Ugandan mothers. The Shanti Uganda Birth House is a solar powered maternity center located in the Luweero District of Uganda. It provides: … continue »