A Gadhafi family nanny, horribly burned and left to suffer, possibly die. Many of you have asked how you can help Shweyga Mullah. Now you can. Visit the link above to donate much needed money to directly help her get to an international burn clinic for treatment.
This fundraising page has been set up by Anti-Slavery International, in conjunction with CNN, to raise money for the treatment and care of Shweyga Mullah, a domestic worker for Hannibal Gaddafi in Libya who was found severely scalded by boiling water.
“Overcoming poverty is not a task of charity, it is an act of justice. Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings. Sometimes it falls on a generation to be great. YOU can be that great generation. Let your greatness blossom.”—Nelson Mandela (via rudolove)
Vivnt.com is giving $1.25 million to help fund local charities.
Invisible Children is a charity that has been near and dear to my heart for several years now. Their aim: to use film, creativity, social action, and more, to end the use of child soldiers by Joseph Kony’s rebel army in Uganda. By extension, it also hopes to bring American intervention into what is currently the longest running civil war in the history of Africa.
If you can take the time to vote for them. They’re currently ranked #6 in their region.
If you want to donate money directly, go to invisiblechildren.com/donate.
Please donate. The UN’s World Food Programme is Somalia’s #1 source of food donations. WFP says it WILL run out of food aid in as little as 3 weeks. 600,000 children are on the brink of death due to starvation in the largest drought in over 60 years. HELP. Click on this link and give 10$ … 1$… 10 cents. ANYTHING HELPS.
2009: Congressional Democrats unveil several domestic policy initiatives — including health care reform, cap and trade, DREAM Act — which would lower the deficit. GOP opposes all of them, while continuing to push for deficit reduction.
September 2010: In Obama’s first fiscal year, the deficit shrinks by $122 billion. Republicans again condemn Obama’s fiscal irresponsibility.
2011: Tea Party, Republicans upset that Tumblr is smearing Ronald Reagan’s good name.