17 Culturally Inappropriate Things in Some Parts of the World

By Daniella Djiogan 1.) Eye-to-Eye Contact In some parts of Africa, it is seriously disrespectful to look into an older person’s eyes.  In the U.S, the same act is associated with “shyness”. It also means you aren’t confident enough or you aren’t sincere. You can just begin to imagine how I felt when I first arrived…

Understanding Poverty 102

By Daniella Djiogan Poor means you have all but no soul Poor means you missed the opportunity to help someone when you could Poor means your heart isn’t at peace Poor means you did something which you regret deeply Poor means you have no dreams Poor means you are lazy Poor means you don’t have the right…

Understanding Poverty 101

By Daniella Djiogan POVERTY means you are like the birds, not knowing when you will get your next meal Poverty means you don’t even have clothes to wear on your body Poverty means you are sleeping on the streets on a snowing day without shelter Poverty means your only security is your health…or not Poverty…