Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge
The Good Woods project focuses on sustainably managed woodlands in the UK for the benefit of people and natural habitats. The need for the project stems from the fact that timber is a valuable commodity that is constantly in demand.
According to the International Labour Organization, there are 168 million child laborers, forced to sacrifice their youth and their education. In Afghanistan, UNICEF estimates that as many as one in three school-age children are put to work, many of them weaving rugs for Western retailers.
How do we empower the youth of South Africa to not only become future leaders but also to uplift their communities, provide for their families and pull themselves out of the cycle of poverty?
Without legal control over the land they farm or the proceeds of their labor, women have neither the incentive, the security
Between October 27 and December 5, WSUP is participating in the Skoll Social Entrepreneurs Challenge on CrowdRise. Landlords
Water is at the center of the humanitarian crisis in Gaza that was further fueled by the violent events of the summer, and has left an estimated 1.2 million Palestinians with intermittent water supplies.
Outside of government efforts, an unlikely group of public health champions are partnering with Health Care Without Harm to help protect antibiotics: hospital food service directors and chefs.
The holidays are upon us. As we stock up on gifts for loved ones, many of us are also thinking about donating to a cause -- whether by giving time or money.
We recently made a short video with a cheeky challenge: DO NOT READ THIS. The idea was to force people to think about how integral literacy is to their daily lives since it is a skill most of us (reading this sentence right now) take for granted.
In Guangdong Province, the officials and caregivers at the Lianjiang Social Welfare Institution knew they needed help caring for the orphaned children at their facility.
Fossil fuel companies -- much like your stubborn, elderly relative that refuses to change his eating habits despite the doctor's warnings of a heart attack -- have a choice to make. They can either begin to pivot out of high-cost, high-polluting projects to the clean energy sources that will fuel our future, or they can wait until it's too late.