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In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future
6 months ago

In Cambodia, Mother With HIV Fights for Her Children’s Future

It has been two years since Thythy’s husband died of AIDS. The 29-year-old mother of two gets by on donated rice and fish from her church, and the meager earnings …
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The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share
10 months ago

The Streets Barber Delivers A Moment of Authenticity: The Best Thing We Can Share

Anthony Hamilton also known as the singing barber was quoted for saying: “Being a barber is about taking care of the people”.

What does it take to take care of …
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How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis
10 months ago

How Technology & Innovation Will Build a Future of Hope for the Global Refugee Crisis

Last week I boarded a flight to Istanbul, Turkey to attend the first ever World Humanitarian Summit, as part of the United Nations Secretary-General, Ban Ki-Moon’s call for humanity—people’s …
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Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis
1 year ago

Protests for Nepal To Stop A Humanitarian Crisis

The Nepalese community in England united last week in protest of the unofficial, yet ongoing, blockade between Nepal and India. The demonstration coincided with a visit from Indian Prime Minister …
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Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade
2 years ago

Understanding The Fundamentals Of Fair Trade

As consumers we need to sort through many messages regarding fair trade these days and it can be overwhelming for the most conscious of us to differentiate between labels. As the …
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On A Mission To Help Adoptive Families Overcome Crisis
2 years ago

On A Mission To Help Adoptive Families Overcome Crisis

Barbara DiGangi and Meredith Silversmith, the founders of Project Bond, are on a mission to help adoptive families overcome crisis and thrive. As they say, “Everyone deserves a peaceful home.”

Many adoptive families …
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Arkansas Activists Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking
2 years ago

Arkansas Activists Join The Fight Against Human Trafficking

Sometimes the urge to do something significant consumes me. One social issue that devours my moonlight hours is human trafficking in the handsome state where I reside, Arkansas. Anyone who has …
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Empowering the Women of the Dalit Caste
2 years ago

Empowering the Women of the Dalit Caste

I traveled to India alone in August, before I left family and friends were quick to warn about the differences in culture, and how I should prepare …
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Rivers of the World Believe that to Dream is to Live
2 years ago

Rivers of the World Believe that to Dream is to Live

By  •  Poverty, World, Culture

Take a trip down memory lane and go back to your childhood days in elementary school. Remember how your teachers more often than not would always ask …
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How Fair Trade Helps Create A Legacy // Part 2
2 years ago

How Fair Trade Helps Create A Legacy // Part 2

Editor’s Note: Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Amanda Judge from Faire Collection to learn how her journey in fair trade fashion has helped eradicate poverty. Find out more about Amanda Judge in …
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A Conscious Shopper’s Trifecta – Featuring Rose Ann Hall Designs
2 years ago

A Conscious Shopper’s Trifecta – Featuring Rose Ann Hall Designs

Editor’s Note: The Little Market joined Conscious Magazine to launch a column on Why Fair Trade Matters . This topic is important to The Little Market team because they …
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How Fair Trade Has Lifted People Out of Poverty // Part 1: Introduction
2 years ago

How Fair Trade Has Lifted People Out of Poverty // Part 1: Introduction

 

Editor’s Note: Conscious Magazine has teamed up with Amanda Judge from Faire Collection to learn how her journey in fair trade fashion has helped eradicate poverty. Find out more about …
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Why Fair Trade Matters
2 years ago

Why Fair Trade Matters

Photos courtesy of The Little Market

Conscious shoppers have a lot to consider during their everyday purchases–whether it’s the types of ingredients in products at …
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Orphans in Ukraine in a War Zone: How We Can Help
3 years ago

Orphans in Ukraine in a War Zone: How We Can Help

Photo by Novosti/Alexey Kudenko 

I was sitting in the Doctor’s office with my mother last week when the news broadcast in the room blared information on the crisis in …
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How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis
3 years ago

How Mobile Technology Can Help the World Water Crisis

Around 6 to 8 million people die annually from the consequences of disasters and water-related diseases. Waterborne disease and lung infection are the leading causes of child deaths, which …
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Going Beyond Fair Trade
3 years ago

Going Beyond Fair Trade

Can our ethically-sourced coffee be better?

Since its inception, Fair Trade goods have worked to help “farmers in developing countries build sustainable businesses that positively influence their …
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