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  1. Kenyans Band Together, Contribute KSh 156k for Mum of Girl Who Delayed High School Start

    By John Green The family of Ravinah Adolwa received overwhelming support from Kenyans following the little girl's online appeal Kenyans raised enough money to take the little girl who had not resumed school six months after finishing KCPE to school They also raised money for the Nai
  2. Mum of four relieved to find she can boost income by extra £11,000 a year - millions missing out as £23bn goes unclaimed

    By Temi Laleye As the cost of living crisis continues, many families are boosting their income by claiming benefits they never knew they were entitled to – with one family of six even claiming an extra £11,000 a year. Universal Credit, council tax reductions, Pension Credit and Car
  3. Ridiculous reason women are still being short-changed by tampon tax

    By Niamh Kirk Experts are warning that period poverty remains rife the UK - despite the tampon tax being abolished. All women menstruate, so why are period products still inaccessible for so many people in 2024? The bleak reality is the cost of living crisis has further entrenched
  4. Sole purpose: Tinashe Zano shares journey from poverty to success

    By Maryn Blignaut Tinashe Zano grew up in a poor community where many young children walked barefoot to school and people borrowed shoes to use overflowing pit toilets Zano pushed to better his life and became an accountant, but he was driven by a desire to make a change in underpr
  5. African tech startups cater to continent's needs

    By AFP African startups, addressing overlooked needs, are putting the spotlight on a burgeoning tech scene, despite challenges like inequality and limited digitalisation. At the GITEX Africa fair in the Moroccan city of Marrakesh this week, innovations in remittances and healthcare
  6. Why kill a bill to help poor working families feed their children? Follow the dark money! #childtaxcredit #hunger #povertyalleviation
  7. Gift Article: In California’s Heartland, a New Poverty-Alleviation Movement Is Making Progress

    As one reader said of this spellbinding feature story by Mark Arax (author of The Dreamt Land ) — "I felt at times like I was reading Steinbeck." Gift Article: Read for free at the New York Times From left, Phoebe Seaton, Veronica Garibay, and Sandra Celedon, a trio of impressive,