Entries by Meyline Salerno

Farm Africa: Fighting Poverty and Ending Hunger

We all know how serious poverty and world hunger is. We all know that certain countries suffer more than others. What we probably don’t know though is how many people across the world are affected. In case you’re wondering, that number is nearly a billion people. It doesn’t just stop here. With growing populations and […]

A Special Visit to Birds’ Nest

“If we are ever to have real peace in this world, we shall have to begin with the children.” Mahatma Ghandi Good habits start at a young age The best way to create a good habit is to plant a seed at a very young age. Some children are born into privileged and healthy homes, […]

Water.org

780 million people, about 1 in 9, lack access to safe water; 2.5 billion people lack access to a toilet. Water.org is dedicated to changing this. Through sustainable solutions and financing models such as WaterCredit, we can provide safe water and the dignity of a toilet for all. Founded by Gary White and Matt Damon, Water.org pioneers […]

Farm Africa ending hunger in Africa for good

In sub-Saharan Africa one in three people do not have enough to eat. Families go to bed hungry each and every night. When food runs out so does hope. Farm Africa is a different kind of charity, creating permanent solutions to hunger. They don’t give handouts, they help farmers help themselves. They provide improved seeds […]

Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL)

The Children’s Cancer Center of Lebanon (CCCL) is a regional center pioneering in the treatment of children with cancer: at no cost to their parents and with complete dependency on donations. Affiliated with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee; and thanks to the rigorous research of doctors at the American University of Beirut […]

Lebanese Red Cross

The Lebanese Red Cross (LRC) is a humanitarian organization established on July 9, 1945 as an independent national society. It is led by volunteers, whose mission is to provide relief to victims of natural and human made disasters, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and to mitigate the suffering of the […]