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We talk a lot about hope, helping, and teamwork. Our whole message is that we are more powerful together.
The homeless population in Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada, has reduced to the barest minimum (Pictured above-a homeless native couple). This is thanks in part to the Canadian city's new policy that mandates housing for anyone who's spent close to 2 weeks in a shelter or on the streets. It has become the first city in Canada to officially end homelessness, by adopting the “Housing First” plan, whereby homeless people are first given a place to live, before tackling the underlying causes of their homeless.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there are 285 million people worldwide living with low vision and blindness. A California-based organization, the Seva Foundation, has been working tirelessly for decades to eradicate this global issue, helping people in more than 20 developing countries around the world. On October 8 -World Sight Day, Seva -inspired by Sanskrit word for “service”, is celebrating by providing sight to its 4 millionth patient.
As seen on ArchDaily, a house in San Andrés, Santa Cruz de Flores, Peru. Designed by Estudio Rafael Freyre Architects. Located in Azpitia valley, in the coast of Lima, Peru. The house sits on a slope, at the foot of a mountain with a view to the path of the river Mala towards the sea, and facing vineyards.
Current Listen: Naughty Boy - Runnin' (Lose It All)