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DJ Man Focus : Innovating Youth Hold The Future

Posted by Monica Brasov-Curca | 14-03-2014 17:51 | Stories | Category: Developing World

Kevin is a 15 year old kid from Sierra Leon. Anyone can look at his situation and say he is:  impoverished, lacking or in need… BUT none of these actually describe him.

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Trail Therapy

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 26-02-2014 22:00 | Stories | Category: Drugs, Social aid

This is the story of Steve Fugate. He lost his son in 1999 to suicide. A few years later he lost his daughter to a drug overdose.

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Cutting Loose

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 25-02-2014 16:30 | Stories | Category: Social aid

A snapshot of prison life in the build up to the annual hairdressing competition.

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The Conditioned

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 21-02-2014 22:00 | Stories | Category: Homelessness

Raimundo Arruda Sobrinho was homeless in São Paulo, Brazil, for nearly 35 years, and became locally known for sitting in the same spot and writing every day. In April 2011, he was befriended by a young woman named Shalla Monteiro. Impressed by his poetry and wanting to help him with his dream of publishing a book, she created a Facebook Page to feature Raimundo’s writing. Neither could have expected what happened next.

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Skateboarding Against Poverty

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 19-02-2014 10:00 | Stories | Category: Poverty, Sport

Outlangish is a South African project that offers kids from disadvantaged areas in Cape Town an alternative to life on the streets through skateboarding.

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