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Developing World

We have 286 blogposts about and from the Developing World.
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  • Book Review: HUMANS 3.0, by Peter Nowak

    By on 5 February 2015

    HUMANS 3.0 The Upgrading of The Species Peter Nowak Goose Lane, 2015 It may seem out-of-place to review a book about technoculture on a “non-profit advertising and marketing for social causes blog.” But as a career social marketer, popular social science books form...

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  • Turn the world upside down: Sponsor a Wealthy Child

    By on 23 January 2015

    Sponsor a Wealthy Child (SaWC) is an online game that turns the world of Humanitarian aid upside down. Families from the Developing World come to the rescue of Western children ravaged by relational poverty. It is about these questions: Who really...

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  • Meet Claudia: Serving a 30-year sentence for having a miscarriage

    By on 21 January 2015

    Amnesty International Canada recently reshared this really upsetting video about “Claudia,” one of the 17 women imprisoned in El Salvador for pregnancy related issues. El Salvador has extremely strict laws against abortion, so much so, says Amnesty, that women are...

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  • #RustyRadiator is back with ‘Who Wants to Be A Volunteer’

    By on 7 November 2014

    An award that should be superfluous, that is the Rusty Radiator Award. SAIH, the Norwegian Students and Academics International Assistance Fund, came last year with the first edition of this award. It is a demand for change the way...

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  • Minecraft is Saving Children

    By on 27 October 2014

    Clinic Craft is an effort on behalf of NGO Save The Children, where building a virtual clinic on Minecraft can actually help build a real one, saving children’s lives. Dan Maher and Chris Doney are the ones leading the...

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  • Little girls hijack age warnings during prime time

    By on 17 October 2014

    The latest Plan Belgium campaign was recently featured on TV, in Belgian cinemas and via Preroll on YouTube. The idea is simple and surprising. At the start of a movie (on TV and in cinema) viewers got the age...

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  • Save the Children wants you to #BeASuperhero

    By on 16 October 2014

    What’s not to like about this new Save the Children ad? It’s got real children in it – not actors, but actual children supported by the organisation’s work in their real-life environments. It’s made by the super cool BAFTA-winning...

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  • Luvo jumped over his addiction with sport

    By on 15 October 2014

    The video below is the story of Luvo, a near-to professional long-jumper. In his teens Luvo has been supported by a non-profit organisation specialising in community development through sport and recreation. Especially in those days when he struggled with...

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  • The child bride who wasn’t #stopthewedding

    By on 10 October 2014

    “Thea” is a 12-year-old Norwegian girl who blogged about her wedding plans. Engaged to a 37-year-old man, she wrote about organizing her dress, her wedding cake and her church, as well as unsettling speculations about sex and babies. Complete with...

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  • Make light – literally – with music #ShakeYourPower

    By on 20 June 2014

    This great idea is on Kickstarter right now for raising funds. The project is called #ShakeYourPower and it’s aim to help those without electricity generate their own power through music. It is about a simple musical instrument – a...

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