The Drought in Ethiopia Deters Conflict

The Oromo Liberation Army and Tigray Defense Forces in Ethiopia are actively in conflict with the Ethiopian government and have received labels as terror groups in the country. However, due to the ongoing drought in Ethiopia, the groups have been working to establish a nationwide truce to allow humanitarian groups to provide aid to the Read more…

Digital Ethiopia 2025 Hopes to Streamline Ethiopia’s Economy

In 2020, less than 19% of the Ethiopian population had access to the internet. The Ethiopian government widely owns Ethiopia’s internet and telecommunications systems, which has been the source of much criticism. The Addis Ababa Chamber of Commerce itself noted that the lack of liberalization in the telecommunications and digital sectors limits competition and dampens Read more…

Binance’s New Hub For Educating Cameroonians on Cryptocurrency

Binance is the world’s leading trader of cryptocurrencies. Binance is seeking to open a new hub that will provide jobs to Cameroonians and educate locals on cryptocurrencies. Cryptocurrencies are internet-based currencies without one controlling authority to maintain them. Many seek them out in Africa because they explore economic possibilities many Africans are not privy to Read more…

Niger Begins Development of a New Innovation and Technology Center 

One of the world’s least developed countries is about to get a substantial technological upgrade. Following an agreement between Niger’s Agency for Information Society (ANSI) and the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT), the development of an innovation and technology center has begun in the village of Sadore. That center will have Read more…

The Correlation Between Drugs and Poverty

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), about 284 million people globally undergo drug abuse between the ages of 15 to 64. The correlation between drugs and poverty takes a variety of different stances. The Problem Although drugs do not discriminate against anyone, in particular, they tend to favor the lower-income population the most. People Read more…

Cost of Living Crisis: 5 Ways to Insulate Your Home

In this edition of our ‘Cost of Living Crisis’ blogs, we are sharing some steps that you can take to insulate your home this winter in an effort to help you save money on your heating bills. These suggestions are relatively low cost and quick to implement.   1. Thermal Curtains and Blinds The addition Read more…

Cost of Living Crisis: 7 Ways to Make and Save Extra Money

In this edition of our Cost of Living ‘How To’ guides we look at how you can make savings and a little extra cash without needing to find a second or third job. We hope that you find the guide useful. Tag us on social media @habitatforhumanitygb and @HabitatFHGB on twitter with any money saving Read more…

A Healthy Child = A Hopeful Family

Little Nganji was not a healthy child. Just watching the four-year-old boy for a few minutes, anyone could spot his pain and discomfort. He didn’t smile and wouldn’t play with his friends. He lacked the quick wit and vibrant energy of other children his age. The cause? An infestation of intestinal worms that was hijacking […]
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Cost of Living Crisis: 10 Ways to Cut Costs on Food

The current ongoing Cost of Living Crisis is impacting households up and down Great Britain. Rent is on the rise and people are increasingly forced to decide between purchasing food or heating their home. At Habitat for Humanity we believe that everyone deserves a safe place to call home, and so we have put together Read more…

Mother Proudly Sends Her Children Back to School

Attending school is a child’s best path out of extreme poverty. Yet circumstances in the lives of these children typically make receiving an education impossible. This creates an inescapable cycle for families and mothers like Marie Rosine. No Path to School, No Way to Hope Marie Rosine worked diligently on her family farm. But this […]
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