Apr 18, Your Culture

Friends

“Friendship is the hardest thing in the world to explain. It’s not something you learn in school. But if you haven’t learned the meaning of friendship, you really haven’t learned anything.” ― Muhammad Ali Friends are second to family for some they may even regard their friends as family. And if you think about it your first friends […]

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Feb 16, Your World

Dependency or Self-sufficiency?

In 1970 the world’s richest countries agreed to give 0.7% of their GNI (Gross National Income) as aid to developing countries. Now 45 years on and trillions & trillions of dollars later my question is, where has all this money been spent when still more than 35% of people in Africa live on less than […]

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Feb 16, Your World

‘Hands at work’ volunteering

Q: Where did you go and why? I went to South Africa and Swaziland. We were doing volunteer work for an organisation called ‘Hands at Work’ in Africa and they predominantly work with children to provide 3 essential services: 1) education 2) health 3) food. Q: What was the planning process leading up to the […]

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