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May 8, 2014

Transforming arid drought in green hope

In Ceará, one of the aridest regions in Brazil, a young group of college students from Instituto Federal do Ceará (IFCE) created the “Palmeiras Project”, in order to help farmers fight the long drought periods. The project presented a cheaper and more efficient irrigation technology for local farmers in the small agriculture business and has […]
May 8, 2014

When charity meets shopping

What if homeless people could go shopping like everyone else? On August 19th, Brazil, South Africa, and the United States will host another edition of the “Street Store”, a charity pop-up shop that gives homeless people the opportunity of browsing, trying it on, choosing, and taking home their favorite items, all for free. The initiative […]