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Molly’s World: A Day in the Life of One 12 Year Old in the Slums of Africa

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Molly’s World is a series of short videos chronicling the life of Molly, a girl living in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Two episodes have been released on the YouTube channel MollyKenya.

This series is brought you by the United Nations World Food Programme and made possible by an in-kind donation of Flip Video cameras by Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility. Learn more about the Flip Video program in a previous blog post.
 
The World Food Programme is using video and the Internet to inspire the masses to get involved, by giving a face to poverty, and telling relatable stories from real people. Subscribe to Molly’s channel and watch all six episodes that will be released over the next eight weeks.

Subscribe to Molly’s World on YouTube (MollyKenya)
Follow the World Food Program on Twitter (@WFP)
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Molly’s World is a series of short videos chronicling the life of Molly, a girl living in the Mathare slum of Nairobi, Kenya. Two episodes have been released on the YouTube channel MollyKenya.

This series is brought you by the United Nations World Food Programme and made possible by an in-kind donation of Flip Video cameras by Cisco Corporate Social Responsibility. Learn more about the Flip Video program in a previous blog post.
 
The World Food Programme is using video and the Internet to inspire the masses to get involved, by giving a face to poverty, and telling relatable stories from real people. Subscribe to Molly’s channel and watch all six episodes that will be released over the next eight weeks.

Subscribe to Molly’s World on YouTube (MollyKenya)
Follow the World Food Program on Twitter (@WFP)
Follow Cisco CSR on Twitter (@CiscoCSR)

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Horn of Africa Relief

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Earlier this month, UPS delivered an entire aircraft full of urgently needed food aid to Africa. The charter was the result of a request by the World Food Programme, one of UPS’s key partners in disaster relief, which has mobilized to assist victims of a famine in the Horn of Africa.

Watch video of UPS flight for famine relief

 

Famine in East Africa

Interview with Christoph Kaut, Managing Director of the Aid by Trade Foundation
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The most devastating drought for decades has taken hold in the Horn of Africa - millions of people are fleeing from the threat of starvation. In an interview, Christoph Kaut, Managing Director of the Aid by Trade Foundation, tells us about the situation in East Africa and the difficulties addressing urgent emergency aid and dealing with long-term development at the same time.

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The most devastating drought for decades has taken hold in the Horn of Africa - millions of people are fleeing from the threat of starvation. In an interview, Christoph Kaut, Managing Director of the Aid by Trade Foundation, tells us about the situation in East Africa and the difficulties addressing urgent emergency aid and dealing with long-term development at the same time.

UPS to Ship 100+ Metric Tons of Food and Supplies to Aid Famine Relief in The Horn of Africa

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UPS flexes its logistics muscle to assist UNICEF and WFP(World Food Programme) with supplies shipments to famine ravaged East Africa.

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UPS flexes its logistics muscle to assist UNICEF and WFP(World Food Programme) with supplies shipments to famine ravaged East Africa.

CGI: Accelerating 21st Century Education in Kenya

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Last year at the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI), Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, the Government of Kenya and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced a collaborative project focused on improving education in up to 60 primary and secondary schools in Kenya. This was an incredible announcement for a number of reasons, including the fact that students and teachers in that region would now finally have access to relevant and engaging education technology and content.

Can't Eco and Socially Just Gifts Cost Less?

Who Pays When Prices Are Squeezed?
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ElegantRoots.com is a gift boutique that promotes social justice and eco-consciousness by offering the up-style creations of eco and socially conscious artisans and designers. Elegant Roots makes it Personal by telling the Story of every artisan/designer as well as the product and the vision for People and Planet that it reflects. Elegant Roots supports the transparency movement; we inform so purchases may be aligned with values. Buy less but buy better. Make it meaningful. And we deliver it all exquisite, eco-conscious gift wrap.

 

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ElegantRoots.com is a gift boutique that promotes social justice and eco-consciousness by offering the up-style creations of eco and socially conscious artisans and designers. Elegant Roots makes it Personal by telling the Story of every artisan/designer as well as the product and the vision for People and Planet that it reflects. Elegant Roots supports the transparency movement; we inform so purchases may be aligned with values. Buy less but buy better. Make it meaningful. And we deliver it all exquisite, eco-conscious gift wrap.

 

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