Residents move into crowfunded tiny house community for a pilot project

Last July 21, fourteen residents moved into their new community. Denver’s crowdfunded tiny home project has run into more than a few road blocks, but those home are now disponible. Eleven 8-foot by 12-foot homes and a bathing house fill the Urban Land Conservancy-owned property. They are also several tables covered by three white pop-up… Lire la suite Residents move into crowfunded tiny house community for a pilot project

From orphans to children with disabilities, this bengaluru school teaches all equally and with love

Not all children can be toppers or achievers.  Not all children enjoy going to school, and not all are welcomed in many schools.  Children who have faced school refusal, physical or mental limitations and challenges, emotional disturbance, or inability to fit into a school – where do they go? Tucked into a small building in… Lire la suite From orphans to children with disabilities, this bengaluru school teaches all equally and with love

In a country struggling with sexual harassment, these 5 initiatives are fighting rape culture

The dramatic scenes that were televised on screens across the world showed a nation no longer willing to accept the abhorrent crimes against women that had been exposed in truly the most horrifying of ways. Since the end of 2012, many individuals and organisations have  refused to let the issue simply go back to being… Lire la suite In a country struggling with sexual harassment, these 5 initiatives are fighting rape culture

Rural bihar’s children are getting learning support

Bihar used to be a centre of learning, and the whole world looked up to it. Not anymore. This tradition of learning was destroyed long ago. Ever since, the state has trailed in terms of education standards. Today, Bihar has inadequate education infrastructure, absentee teachers, and to top it all, ignorant toppers. In spite of high… Lire la suite Rural bihar’s children are getting learning support

Cameroun : il obtient le baccalauréat à 65 ans

Il s’appelle Fabien Feudjio, 65 ans, père de 6 enfants. Ce sexagénaire est originaire de la région de l’Ouest Cameroun. D’après Equinoxe, Papa Feudjio a été admis au baccalauréat A4  dans la série Espagnole. Son diplôme s’intitule « baccalauréat A4 en lettres philosophiques ». Il obtient ce diplôme 45 ans après avoir obtenu son probatoire dans la… Lire la suite Cameroun : il obtient le baccalauréat à 65 ans

Music helping special needs children learn

Marvin Kisembo, 13, is one of the students at Hill Preparatory School’s special needs centre, whose life has been transformed by music therapy. As testified by his music teacher and family friend, Dennis Ntale, “It seemed like a joke when he started out. He could not articulate words. He had no rhythm and no concentration… Lire la suite Music helping special needs children learn

Rural Masaka schools using biogas, farming to reduce costs

One of the major drawbacks faced by school managers in Uganda are the high administrative costs such as electricity and fire wood bills, among others. There have always been press reports about some schools closing for holidays before the official Education ministry date or suspending meals due to budgetary constraints. David Ssemwogerere, the director of… Lire la suite Rural Masaka schools using biogas, farming to reduce costs

Minivan library brings literary relief to refugees

For tens of thousands of refugees stuck in Greece for the past two years after European states shut their borders in rapid succession, survival is no longer an issue. Instead, boredom and creeping despair about their future are their new enemies as they wait for months, even years, for their applications to relocate elsewhere in… Lire la suite Minivan library brings literary relief to refugees

MIT is developing color-changing tattoos that can monitor your diabetes in real time

Your future tattoo design might be good for more than just personal style , they might be able to monitor our body’s health in real time. Earlier last month, researchers at MIT announced the development of the Dermal Abyss: a biosensing tattoo that changes color according to the levels of your interstitial fluid. Instead of using… Lire la suite MIT is developing color-changing tattoos that can monitor your diabetes in real time

World’s first museum of happiness to open in UK

The world’s first Museum of Happiness is set to open its doors in September. Though the Museum of Happiness has been a nonprofit organization for the last two years, they haven’t actually had a permanent location. The volunteer team has simply organized pop-up events, classes, and workshops for drop-in participation. After successfully raising over $36,000 in… Lire la suite World’s first museum of happiness to open in UK