Beyond the technological expertise to build sustainably, there is a pressing need for more skilled professionals to step forward and cover a distressed minority whom even governments cannot reach.
Wakhan Corridor, Afghanistan – As the teacher led his ninth-grade students through a Dari lesson one summer morning, everyone in the classroom heard and felt the rumbling. The students and teacher looked up, then out of the windows facing the Hindu Kush mountains behind DeGhulaman High School. Earthquake? Not exactly.
This is the story of a woman and her devotion to improving the lives young disabled individuals in Singapore. Through her determination, she has developed spaces in which these children and youth can rise out of adversity to live normal, fulfilling lives. The legacy of Leaena Tambyah continues to inspire and empower.
The cidomo horses are the pride and joy of the Gili islands in Indonesia, but increasing tourism to the area taxes the horses more than ever. Already, efforts are underway with the help of donors and volunteers, but what more can be done to retrieve these animals from the brink of abuse?
The women’s group, Women of War helped change the reputation of Matanog and Marayag Lake from a danger zone to a tourist haven. Amidst family feuds, regionally known as 'rido', the women are beacons of peace and reconciliation.
Kashmir's worst earthquake claimed 87,350: sub-standard construction, less than rigorous disaster planning and stalled rescue attempts all took a fatal toll.
Spearheading Environmental Change These individuals with their penchant for making a difference, are pushing themselves to do their bit for the environment. Taiwan Arthur Huang Structural engineer &...
While migration is on the rise in a globalising world, it is not always a seamless process. Displacement, moving to establish a better life,...