Earth Day Edition: Start Your Week With 5 Social Change Reads

See what the GlobalGiving community is reading this week with these five solutions-oriented reads from around the world.


1. Introducing The Climate Action Fund

Learn Library | By GlobalGiving Team

In honor of Earth Day, learn about GlobalGiving’s new Climate Action Fund and see how you can support local changemakers leading the fight against climate change. Read the story.

2. 5 Cool Things That Could Make The World A Better Place By 2030

NPR Goats & Soda | By Marc Silver

Meet five Skoll Award-winning social entrepreneurs. From reducing youth unemployment to preventing sexual violence against children to ensuring the quality of seeds in Africa, see how these five changemakers are aiming to reshape the world by 2030. Read the story.

3. 12 Earth Day Quotes From Local Climate Champions That Will Inspire You

Learn Library | By Miranda Cleland

Climate champions from Brazil to Kenya to Indonesia are hopeful for a bright, sustainable future—even in the age of climate change and global warming. Get inspired by their visions for a better tomorrow. Read the story.

4. Cloth, Cow Dung, Cups: How The World’s Women Manage Their Periods

The Guardian | By Kate Hodal

Some use pads, some use tampons, some even use cow dung. See how women around the world manage their menstrual periods with safety and sustainability in mind. Read the story.

5. Faces On The Front Lines Of Local Aid

The New Humanitarian | By Irwin Loy + Team

From northern Kenya to Cox’s Bazar to Syrian refugee camps, local aid workers are on the front lines of today’s humanitarian crises—exacerbated by climate chaos. In The New Humanitarian’s new video series, peek inside the push to reshape aid around the world. Read the story.

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