The Africa You See vs. Africa As It Is – Changing our views of Africa little by little

By Daniella Djiogan 1.) Those commercials are really deceitful and put a bad image on Africa. Yes, there are poor people in Africa, but there is also a middle class and high class society. I admire the work of UNICEF, but I am tired of seeing those sad and depressing commercials. Why can’t it be…

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…