Heifer International Teaches Children About Giving

Heifer International, the organization we affectionately know to empower families the world over through animal gifts that provide not only a way out of hunger, but also a way into sustainable self-reliance, just launched a new interactive educational tool teaching children the power of giving. Aimed squarely at children between the ages of 5-10, Heifer’s new character, Sarah the Goat, guides children through the process … Continue reading Heifer International Teaches Children About Giving

Sunday’s Global News and Development Must-Reads

As you gear up for another week here are a few must-reads about global news and development I recommend. African women won’t wield political influence without cultural change: This article from today’s Guardian highlights the quota system put in place in many African countries that require a certain percentage of female representation in government. Read more to see whether these quotas work or are largely … Continue reading Sunday’s Global News and Development Must-Reads

Gifting Education to Children in Need

Our partner Pratham is celebrating International Literacy Day (September 8) through an awareness campaign called I Believe. Pratham works with communities, parents, and governments to provide educational programs, create educational standards, and advocate for educational reform in India. In India 100 million children cannot read at age level. There is a lot you can do to spread the word about I Believe on International Literacy Day. You … Continue reading Gifting Education to Children in Need

New Partner Update: Pratham USA

One of the issues we take seriously here at Mom Bloggers for Social Good is literacy and education. The more children have access to education and books, the better for our future world! That’s why we are proud to partner with Pratham USA. From our new partner, Pratham USA: Though 96.5% of children in India attend school, almost half of the child population (100 million … Continue reading New Partner Update: Pratham USA

Join Our Tweet Chat With RIF and Support Children’s Literacy

We will be joining with Reading is Fundamental (RIF) along with our sister site, Mom Bloggers Club and five wonderful co-hosts for the #BeBookSmart tweet chat on Wednesday, July 11, 2012 from 6- 8 PM EST. We will talk all things children’s literacy and Macy’s will give away 10 $25 Macy’s gift cards as prizes throughout the two hours. RSVP here to join us! RIF (Reading Is … Continue reading Join Our Tweet Chat With RIF and Support Children’s Literacy