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Miriam Castilla Lara: Winner of the Inspire Award

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Miriam Castilla Lara: Winner of the Inspire Award

Children International has named Miriam Castilla Lara from Barranquilla, Colombia, the winner of the 2014 Inspire Award. The Children International Inspire Award celebrates outstanding contributions of volunteers who live in and are a part of the impoverished communities Children International serves. More than 8,000 dedicated volunteers help make Children International’s work possible, using their time [...]

Indian Actors Celebrate “Bosco Mela” with Mumbai Children

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Indian Actors Celebrate “Bosco Mela” with Mumbai Children

WWE sponsored the “Bosco Mela” for 2,000 underprivileged children at Don Bosco Quadrangle, school in Matunga, Mumbai on Monday. Various activities, events, games, food and recreation were arranged to make the day memorable for the children. The objective was not only to give the children an occasion to celebrate, but also create an awareness of [...]

Taliban Militants Kill 84 School Children in Pakistan

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Taliban Militants Kill 84 School Children in Pakistan

More than 100 people including 84 children were killed today by Taliban terrorists in an army school in Peshawar, a city in Pakistan. According to CNN, the Pakistan Taliban – Tehreek e Taliban Pakistan (TTP) – claimed responsibility for the attack while over 80 of the injured children are in the 12 to 16 years [...]

Meet the L’Oreal Paris’ Women of Worth. 10 Worthy Women

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Meet the L’Oreal Paris’ Women of Worth. 10 Worthy Women

L’Oreal Paris honored 10 women for their extraordinary contributions to their communities at the ninth annual Women of Worth celebration Tuesday night and recognized Phyllis Sudman, co-founder of Simon’s Fund, as the 2014 Women of Worth National Honoree. Inspired by L’Oreal Paris’ brand philosophy, “Because You’re Worth It,” the Women of Worth program shines a [...]

Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

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Waiting for Mamu to Help Prison Children in Nepal

As its first cause marketing initiative, M-GO, a video on demand (VOD) service and joint venture between Technicolor and DreamWorks Animation, and Reframed Pictures, an independent production company, have announced the exclusive availability of the Waiting for Mamu for rental or purchase on mgo.com. The short documentary film tells the story of Pushpa Basnet and [...]

One Billion Meals for Starving Children

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One Billion Meals for Starving Children

The week of Oct. 5, hunger relief organization Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is celebrating a milestone in the organization’s 27-year history: one billion life-saving meals have been packed and donated to malnourished children in more than 70 countries throughout the world, according to FMSC. The nutritious MannaPack meals are packed at seven permanent sites: [...]

Arvind Announces Tie Up with The Children’s Place

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Arvind Announces Tie Up with The Children’s Place

Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd. in India announced today it has entered into a franchise agreement with The Children’s Place, a children’s specialty apparel retailer in North America. Arvind Lifestyle is expected to open 50 stores over time beginning in the fall of 2015. “We are excited to be partnering with Arvind, which has a proven [...]

Scholastic to Launch TombQuest Adventure Series

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Scholastic to Launch TombQuest Adventure Series

Children’s publishing company Scholastic will publish its next multi-platform series, TombQuest, simultaneously in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Australia and New Zealand in February 2015. The mystery of ancient Egypt comes to life in this action adventure spanning five books by author Michael Northrop and linked with an interactive online game. The first title, [...]

Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

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Education Activist Malala Yousafzai Visits Africa

On her first trip to Africa, education activist and Malala Fund co-founder Malala Yousafzai said she was inspired by the dreams and determination of the schoolgirls she met while learning about the many challenges they have overcome to obtain education. The 16-year-old spent several days speaking with girls from rural Kenyan communities about their passionate [...]

Project Vidya to Support the Education of 800 Children

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Project Vidya to Support the Education of 800 Children

United Technologies Corporation (UTC) in partnership with SOS Children’s Villages India, today launched ‘Project Vidya’ to support the education of eight hundred children living in SOS Children’s Villages, across nine cities. ‘Project Vidya’ will offer children at the SOS Children’s Villages access to education, mentoring and additional support to facilitate improved academic performance. This initiative [...]

Actress Selena Gomez Visits Nepal to Meet Children

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Actress Selena Gomez Visits Nepal to Meet Children

“This visit to Nepal was extraordinarily powerful—at times, devastating and heartbreaking, but also incredibly inspiring,” said Selena Gomez. “I’m so proud to serve as a UNICEF Ambassador and be part of a greater movement to help the world’s children.” During her trip, Gomez visited the child-friendly Satbariya Rapti Secondary School, supported by UNICEF, that has [...]

Coca-Cola Provides Safe Drinking Water to School Children

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Coca-Cola Provides Safe Drinking Water to School Children

The Coca-Cola Company and WaterHealth International (WHI) announced Friday their plan to bring safe drinking water to 1 million school children through their Child With Water (CWW) program. Together, the partners aim to deliver 500 million liters of safe drinking water a year to 1 million school children in 2,000 schools in developing countries by [...]

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