A Reminder That Disability is Not a Weakness

“Write what you know”, has been uttered in encouragement ever since I started writing professionally. Ironically, the subject that I know all too well is the one which I find the most challenging to write about.  The difficulty lies within its inexpressibility and resistance to language. However, in an attempt to look forward to lifeContinue reading “A Reminder That Disability is Not a Weakness”

Lifting the weight off the Kayayei community, one straw bag at a time.

From sleeping rough, vulnerable to rape and prostitution, Teni Agana, Founder of the Loozeele Initiative, managed to change her life around and is now working hard to employ vulnerable girls in Ghana. Could you tell me a bit about yourself – your ambition to start the company and your journey to get where you areContinue reading “Lifting the weight off the Kayayei community, one straw bag at a time.”

The Coronavirus Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis Have More In Common Than You Think

According to Pharmaceutical Technology, the total number of Covid-19 cases has increased to more than 110,000 in 108 countries worldwide, while recoveries currently stand at a 61,000. This invisible and serious threat has caused a climbing death toll of 3,800. As is the nature of an epidemic, these figures will likely increase until vaccinations areContinue reading “The Coronavirus Epidemic and the Refugee Crisis Have More In Common Than You Think”

Patagonia’s Commitment to Challenging the Confines of Traditional Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate social responsibility is fast becoming a staple in business transparency efforts and many organisations are devising and executing multifaceted CSR strategies, that run the spectrum from philanthropy to environmental sustainability to the pursuit of shared value. For many companies, this broad approach to CSR strategies is often hampered by a lack of coordination andContinue reading “Patagonia’s Commitment to Challenging the Confines of Traditional Corporate Social Responsibility”