This month PBS aired an examination of global poverty, presented brilliantly and subject respected, by Rick Steves on his PBS show, Rick Steves’ Europe, where he normally takes his viewers on a cultural exploration of cities and towns of Europe. In this episode, however, he introduces the people of Ethiopia and Guatemala to examine world poverty.
Here’s the preview. The full episode will show on PBS for an unknown time.
40% of Americans do not trust nonprofit organizations. There are doubts about the authenticity of nonprofit organization’s mission and concerns about the percentage of their budget that is allocated to operations.
Every year the number of non profit organizations continually expand, globally. Most of them are sparked from one or more person that came across an issue or problem in their personal life or they witnessed something, usually a problem or concern, happening outside of their personal life that moved them so much, it changed them and their life perspective forever and resulted in them becoming an activist.
All across the world people wake up and begin to work for their living. There are different jobs and different kinds of work but at the end of the day it is all work with the same intention and that is to provide a means of living for themselves and their family. But what does that day look like for different people in different places? Let’s take a look at this seamstress’ work day in Ghana, Africa.