Tolerance of Poverty

The fact that people continue to live in extremely harsh and inhumane conditions is a result of our built up tolerance towards poverty. This tolerance is what allows for us to freely walk by a desperate family asking for food, and not even think twice about helping. Or to see a man laying in the middle of the public walkway …

Kurandza

Kurandza is a non-profit social enterprise, founded by Elisabetta Colabianchi and Percina Miocha. This non-profit focuses on the future and empowerment of women and girls in the Guija district, located in Southern Mozambique. In addition to providing a strong sense of belonging to these Mozambican women, Kurandza also offers many resources. These women are provided the opportunity to grow through …

Christina Noble

Christina Noble Children’s Foundation

Christina Noble The story of Christina Noble is one that ignites powerful emotion and newfound inspiration. Brought up in a poverty stricken home in the slums of Dublin, Christina only had the full support of one parent, her mother. Unfortunately, her mother passed away when she was only ten years old. Leaving only her father, an alcoholic, who was unable to take care of his children. This left …

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Illiteracy Around the World

The ability to develop the skills to become a literate and functioning member of society is recognized as a basic human right. Yet, there are so many countries around the world that have millions of people, specifically adults (age 15+), who are considered to be illiterate. As it is well known, a high level of illiteracy creates many obstacles for …

bodie – i think i like you

bodie is originally a California based hip hop and R&B artist, who now resides in Phoenix, Arizona. bodie’s style is definitely unique, not only because of his choice of lyrics, but also his perspective. Coming from a faith-based background, he is able to give us a different experience. He has the ability to smoothly and artistically integrate his perspective into …

Given The Opportunity

An Opportunity Is Not Always What It Seems As people we are interdependent on one another. We need each other to develop into the best versions of ourselves. Without each other we remain stagnant in our growth. Our “Given The Opportunity” design is a symbol of people helping other people. It is a representation of exchange from one person to …

Imagination and Knowledge – Albert Einstein

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand. – Albert Einstein Our creative imagination is one of the most amazing things we as humans possess. We have the ability to subconsciously imagine something creative in …

Polluted

Our Polluted Air Our “polluted” design brings attention to the large issue of air pollution. Partially because it seems as if we underestimate this health hazard. When in fact air pollution is the fourth leading risk factor for deaths worldwide, claiming the lives of more than five million people a year. Most of these deaths are attributed to lung cancer, …

Our Influence Over the Clothing Industry

Our Love For Clothing Living in the developed societies of the world allows us the possibility to buy clothing that we want. We love our clothes because they allow for us to express who we are to the world – our beliefs, status, gender, trends, and more. In some cases they make us feel like we belong, giving us a …