The Fight Against Malaria in Africa

The Fight Against Malaria in Africa

Sep 18

Malaria continues to be a huge problem in Africa, as well as other places across the world where access to medical help and information are not always readily available. Though some progress has been made in treating and cutting down the number of cases, malaria has yet to be eradicated. However, many organizations around the world are fighting hard to provide African communities with the...

Ending Poverty Should Be One of Society’s Primary Concerns

Ending Poverty Should Be One of Society’s Primary Concerns

Jul 29

Psychiatric and pediatric researchers have been arguing for some time now that poverty has a variety of negative impacts on children. Now, a study published in JAMA Pediatrics in July brings those arguments into greater focus. According to the study, and an accompanying editorial, living in poverty can have serious effects on the development of children’s brains. Children living in poverty,...

Become an Everyday Philanthropist

Become an Everyday Philanthropist

Jun 15

You work hard and you play hard. But some sense of satisfaction seems to be missing from you life. What could it be? Perhaps you need to consider the art of philanthropy. Giving to others in need, an institution you support, or a cause that concerns you is at the heart of philanthropy. And here’s the best news yet—you don’t need to be a millionaire to practice philanthropy. Start with a personal...

Top Malaria Prevention Initiatives

Top Malaria Prevention Initiatives

May 29

Malaria is a major health issue for nearly half of the world’s population, and especially for those living in the poorest parts of the world. Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease that is particularly endemic in Sub-Saharan regions in Africa. There are many people involved in the fight against malaria, including scientists that work on different ways to combat the spread of malaria and...

Looking for a Career in the Non-Profit Field? Start Here!

Looking for a Career in the Non-Profit Field? Start Here!

May 16

Are you looking to find work in the non-profit field? If helping people is your passion, it might be a good fit, but finding that work can be difficult. In addition to the various normal hurdles of finding a job, like proving that you’re a worthy candidate or actually landing an interview, just finding non-profit jobs can be difficult. You can always start by checking out charities that you...

Beware of Emails Looking for Donations

Beware of Emails Looking for Donations

May 10

If you’re reading this, you are no doubt familiar with SPAM emails, and you likely realize that many of those emails are scams, trying to get your money or your personal information. Unfortunately, some scammers try to take advantage of others’ generosity by pretending to be a charity looking for donations. This is much more subtle that the “deposed prince” style of scam we’ve all seen. Instead,...