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Friday, July 30 is considered International Day of Friendship. Celebrate with these ways you can show the people you love the most just how much they mean to you.
Agriculture plays an instrumental role in sustaining life on Earth. It has transformed human life and allowed for the development of civilization and population increase. It is also an excellent source of livelihood for people in developing countries and can help reduce poverty and enhance food security.
One of the greatest ways to contribute to a society’s socioeconomic development is through empowering its local institutions, such as schools, hospitals, and religious centers. These strengthened institutions can then provide adequately for their communities.
There is a significant number of people with various disabilities in the world. Such people need to be provided with support and opportunities and included in society. DOW aims to cater to the disabled population in Guatemala.
Children are the future architects of our world. If we provide a safe, healthy, and nourishing environment for them today, they will grow into capable individuals of tomorrow. Unfortunately, most children worldwide, particularly in the developing world, are not getting the right opportunities to achieve their full potential. Our sponsorship program aims to address this issue.
Research is a crucial component of any philanthropic endeavor. It is essential to carry out meticulous research using either qualitative or quantitative methods (or both, if needed) to assess the community's needs targeted for humanitarian intervention. At Developing Our World, we conduct thorough anthropological research on the communities we want to benefit, to identify their actual assets and needs.
Our contemporary world has become increasingly self-interested. To ease the chaos rife in the world, we must learn to inculcate Jesus's teachings in our life. Developing Our World aims to revive the useful lessons Jesus taught us by nurturing Spiritual care and life in our targeted communities.
The central theme of the UN's 17th SDG is forming global networks to promote its cherished objectives. With Covid-19, the world has realized that strong international cooperation is needed more than ever to recover from the pandemic and build back a better world. At Developing Our World, we aim to expand our network and build partnerships across countries to further our philanthropic efforts.
Strong institutions ensure the preservation of peace and justice in society. This is the main concern of SDG 16th. Developing Our World has carried out several projects to reinforce this goal.
Have you ever attended or participated in an Exploratory Trip? This is the opportunity for you. Developing Our World is organizing an exploratory trip to Guatemala in August, so its participants can explore, learn, taste, and enjoy the people and this beautiful country.
Our survival as species depends on the very condition of our natural habitat—the land. The future of mankind on this planet is strongly associated with the survival of land ecosystems. Plants form the core of human life, and food needs accounting for 80% of the food consumed every day. With forests covering almost 31% of the global land area, they provide humankind with life essentials of timber and paper. The forest plays a crucial role in floodwater control, soil protection, climate regulation, and nutrient provision to plants while serving as the major food resource for a large fraction of animal species.
The oceans cover more than 70% of the Earth’s surface and represent 99% of the living space of the planet. These oceans play a vital role in life on Earth while consisting of the most diverse ecosystem. They add to global, regional and elemental cycling and help in the effective regulation of climate. The temperature, current, and composition and ecosystem support the global system, making Earth fit for human habitation. The effective utilization and thoughtful management of this resource are necessary for the survival of the whole of humanity. The changes in the marine ecosystem impact climatic change, as well.
Climate change refers to the developing changes in the world climate, including increasing temperature, intensifying precipitation, and disrupted wind patterns. The changing climate measures across the world could have consequential long-term impacts, including thinning sea ice, thawing of permafrost, development of heat waves, and drying up of water resources. The global climatic anomaly is associated with the increasing weather-related catastrophes such as storms, floods, wildfires, and hurricanes.
We haven’t taken enough measures for efficient and effective utilization of natural resources provided by our planet. The resources are in abundance but require efficient consumption and production planning for sustainability and development. Global economic growth and development depend on these natural resources and the environment. In order to strengthen the economic sector, we need improved utilization methods that are not destructive for the planet and economy.
More than half of the world’s population lives in the city and urban areas. The disproportionate peopling leads to exacerbation of issues of urban areas. The rapid increase in global population and migration rate towards urban areas has led to a boom in megacities development. With such rapid development and expansion of cities, the slums have become the highlight of urban areas.