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Cafe Serves Free Food to Refugees and Homeless (VIDEO)
Offbeat  (tags: Lebanon, Beirut, "Bonheur du Ciel", "Joy of Heaven", NGO, free meals, poor, homeless, refugees, good news, philanthropy )

Evelyn
- 154 days ago - facebook.com
A snack Cafe where meals are free! "Bonheur du Ciel" ("Joy of Heaven") cafe is run by a Lebanese NGO, providing a service for the poor, homeless, refugees - irrespective of religion, nationality etc..
Photographs From Around The World Show Where Children Sleep
Offbeat  (tags: children bedrooms, around the world, rich, poor, have and have nots )

Dandelion
- 343 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Differences between rich and poor becomes stark when looking at how our children sleep at night. Photographer James Mollison felt that a way to address some of the complex situations and social issues affecting children would be to look at their bedrooms
Real Life 'Spider-Man' Helps Homeless in Birmingham
Offbeat  (tags: vulnerable people, poor, homeless, Spider-Man )

Ray
- 475 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
A real-life "Spider-Man" has started taking to the streets of Birmingham to help the city's poor and needy.
Readers Sound Off on Poverty, Perfidy and Bigotry
Offbeat  (tags: overpopulation, poor, too many children, child poverty )

Angie
- 503 days ago - nydailynews.com
What a worthwhile goal, to âEURoeMake ending child poverty a top priority, but having the feds cut more checks is not the answer. How about people being responsible enough to bring into the world only as many children as they can afford to care for?
The World's Poverty - in 50 Seconds
Offbeat  (tags: poor, richer world )

Ray
- 505 days ago - m.bbc.co.uk
The BBC's new A Richer World season is exploring global wealth, poverty and inequality.
In India, Rice Replaces Ice in Charity Bucket Challenge
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, goodnews, food, India, rice bucket challenge, poor, give, hunger )

Naoko
- 665 days ago - japantimes.co.jp
The famous "ice bucket" challenge is inspiring thousands of Indians to follow suit, but with a twist- they are replacing ice with rice in a bid to help the country's vast population of poor, hungry people.
Jon Stewart: 'F_ck The Poor'
Offbeat  (tags: humor, americans, family, culture, John Stewart, poor, humanrights, politics, government, corruption )

Nancy
- 1403 days ago - front.moveon.org
Hilariously, tragically true...
Aerial Tramway - A Means Of Transport And Social Inclusion
Offbeat  (tags: Venezuela, transport, public transport system, Metrocable, hillsides, poor, dignity, Caracas, inclusion, dream, world )

Naoko
- 1518 days ago - ipsnews.net
"It changed our lives" is a sentiment frequently heard from commuters who use Metrocable, the aerial cable car system that connects one of the poor hillside neighborhoods in the Venezuelan capital with the city's piblic transport system.
Indian Clerk Wins Game Show With History Question
Offbeat  (tags: India, quiz show, millionaire, Slumdog Millionaire, poor, big money )

Naoko
- 1694 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
"Slumdog Millionaire" for real...
Shame of Newborns Detained in Kenyan Hospitals
Offbeat  (tags: newborns, Kenya, mothers, poor, unable to pay, fee, bill, detained, KENGO, NNAK, nurse association, alarming, concern )

Naoko
- 2085 days ago - nation.co.ke
An alarming number of Kenya's newborn children are spending their first weeks on earth as virtual prisoners in our maternities because their mothers are too poor to pay for their delivery.
Racial Violence Changes US Student and His School
Offbeat  (tags: violence, change, high school, US, immigrant, poor, abuse, philadelphia, racial violence, Asians, Vietnam, Dec.3, danger, hate, heal, crime )

Naoko
- 2114 days ago - mdn.mainichi.jp
Duong Nghe Ly cannot wait to begin his senior year at South Philadelphia High School. A day of violence there last year changed his life, and he wants to learn if his school has been transformed as well.
"Competing With Dogs for the Bones"
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, poor, Bulawayo, bone, recycle, collect, scavenge, zimbabwe, curios )

Naoko
- 2171 days ago - ipsnews.net
The 36-year-old sole breadwinner and mother of four children scavenges for bones across the sprawling Bulawayo, trudging down the streets of densely populated working class townships with a dirty bag over her shoulder.
Mother of Trishna and Krishna in Australia
Offbeat  (tags: children, mother, Bangdesh, Australia, conjoined twin, seperated, first time in three years, poor, recovery, surgery, visit )

Naoko
- 2175 days ago - bangladesh-web.com
The Bangladeshi mother of conjoined twin, seperated last year in Australia, has flown to visit her daughters for the first time since the complex surgery, her husband said yesterday.
Beggar Shows He Too Can Be A Giver
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, charity, donation, clothes, girls, school for deaf, India, Ahmedabad, beggar, poor, orphan, big heart )

Naoko
- 2188 days ago - timesofindia.indiatimes.com
AHMEDABAD:A beggar on Saturday proved that charity only needs a big heart rather than deep pockets. Khimjibhai Prajapati, 64 and a beggar in Mehsana for a decade, donated clothes to 11 poor hearing and speech-impaired girls at the Shrimati Kesarbai
YEMEN: Paying Gilrs Is Paying Off for School Attendance
Offbeat  (tags: Yemen, girls, school attendance rate, incentives, rural, poor, parents, Conditional Cash Transfer, 80%, UNDP, increase, education, population reduction )

Naoko
- 2209 days ago - irinnews.org
Government scheme offering financial incentives to parents in the rural areas to send their daughters to school or to prevent them from dropping out is paying off as girls' enrollment rates have increased by around 9 percent in the targeted schools.
 

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