No such thing as a free cow: Rwanda program sees mixed results
by Global Press News Service
“When I was given a cow, I thought it’d help me make a living and get everything I want,” said Innocent Bwicubugize, who received a cow from the Rwandan government as part of a poverty-alleviation program.
Jul 24, 2018
Israel accuses World Vision Gaza representative of funding Hamas
World Vision, based in Federal Way, said given the information available to the the charity, it has no reason to believe that the allegations are true.
Aug 5, 2016
The importance of the local in Global Health education
by Anu Aryal
The classroom is the right place to practice the importance of local community input when it comes to international aid.
Jun 16, 2016
More than 200 dead in Afghanistan, Pakistan earthquake
A 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck northern Afghanistan and Pakistan, with reports of shock waves being felt as far as New Delhi.
Oct 26, 2015
Doctors Without Borders demands probe of U.S. bombing of hospital
The United States military took responsibility on Tuesday for the air strike that killed 22 people, including 12 staff, calling it a mistake.
Oct 7, 2015
Soccer fields and chain stores: Weighing U.S. influence in Honduras
by Reagan Jackson
U.S. influence is part of everyday life in Honduras' capital — from youth community centers to fast food restaurants.
Sep 15, 2015
Could Syrian refugees resettle in Seattle? New group explores ideas
by Alex Garland
Dozens of Seattle-area residents gathered over the weekend to explore increasing the number of Syrian refugees who can resettle in Washington state.
Sep 8, 2015
Saudi prince pledges $32B to charity, citing inspiration from Gates Foundation
by Venice Buhain
Saudi Prince Alwaleed bin Talal announced that he will pledge $32 billion to charity, including women's causes, citing the Gates Foundation as inspiration.
Jul 1, 2015
Nepal earthquake relief: a reality check on large donors
by Kelsey Hamlin
Want to contribute to Nepal earthquake relief? New investigations show you might be better off going grassroots and avoiding big aid organizations.
Jun 10, 2015
Seahawks Super Bowl shirts shipped to developing countries
by Venice Buhain
Thousands of T-shirts that would have adorned happy Seahawks fans if they'd won the Super Bowl will head to developing countries for people in need.
Feb 9, 2015
Northwest labs and donors leading the fight against Ebola
by Sarah Stuteville
As Ebola spreads at alarming rates in West Africa, local labs are leading the race for an effective treatment.
Sep 19, 2014
A plea for help from the front lines of Ebola
by Karin Huster
A Seattleite working on Ebola relief in Liberia reports a dismal lack of resources and staff on the front lines.
Sep 15, 2014
For international aid orgs, an added challenge of getting immigrants involved
by Aida Solomon
Seattle has a huge global aid sector, and a big immigrant population. So why aren't they working together more?
Sep 4, 2014
Simple feminine-hygiene kits empower girls
by Sarah Stuteville
Days for Girls International provides feminine-hygiene kits for girls in parts of the world without access to commercial products.
May 9, 2014
Educate a girl. Change the world.
by Bookda Gheisar
Sponsor Post Last year Subhasini, 15, enlisted the help of her teachers to convince her parents to let her go to school instead of getting married.
Oct 31, 2013
Rise Beyond the Reef launches rural development in Fiji
by Janet Lotawa
For Janet Lotawa, the first step to starting an international development NGO was falling in love.
Jul 13, 2013
Slum Rising explores innovations in tomorrow’s megacities
by Abby Higgins
One sixth of the world’s population lives in slums, but there’s a lot more going on there than poverty. You can support Slum Rising, a new series by The Seattle Globalist uncovering what’s really going on in the world’s slums, today on Kickstarter.
Feb 13, 2013