Why I moved to Nepal for Free a Child

Hello! My name is Fiona Dyson. After “retiring” from my position as a managing partner in an educational consulting firm, I became a full time mom and started my volunteering career in my local community. My husband and I have raised two wonderful children in the United States, who are now grown up and going […]

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Why I work for Free a Child

Hello, I’d like to share my reasons for joining a small independent non-profit organization rather than donating to a large organization . Around 20 years ago I arrived in Hong Kong, I loved the city from the beginning, so decided to stay, I lived in Hong Kong several years before I started to move around […]

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Facebook & Google, give direct to the Poor

Here’s a radical idea: Instead of providing services or training to the world’s poorest, how about giving them cash instead? GiveDirectly, a U.S.-based nonprofit operating in Kenya, is doing just that, and it’s won the support of the likes of Facebook cofounder Chris Hughes and Google. Hughes says he gave up on nonprofits for a […]

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Stop Child Labor – School is the Best Place

Let me start by by first making two somewhat provocative statements: poverty is not the main cause of child labor. The second is: the policy of governments and international donors is too much focused on the worst forms or the abusive forms of child labor instead of all child labour and the relation between education […]

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The Reason for Poverty

Why poverty still exists, and what we need to do about it. The world we live in today harshly punishes those who criticize the system that has brought so much prosperity, and so much indigence, to the world: capitalism. Especially in the Developed Western countries, capitalism is hailed as the end-all economic system, the final, […]

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