Right to Information versus Government Corruption

When many of us think of government corruption, we picture shady backroom deals, where dirty money is exchanged for illicit favors in a dark haze of cigar smoke. But corruption can be much more subtle than that. Continue reading

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Volunteering to Change the World

Why Volunteer?

Not all worthy causes come with a multi-million dollar budget. This makes the causes no less worthy or important. It makes the work no less necessary.

Charities, nonprofit organizations (NPOs), and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) must focus the bulk of their funding on helping the recipients of their programs. Most NPOs and NGOs simply do not have the revenue to pay all the people needed to administer their programs and services. Paying all of their workers would mean taking away crucial funding from the organization’s mission.

LEAF Society, India [leafsociety.in], celebrates International Volunteer Day on 5 December, 2015. When you volunteer, you speak for the causes you care about.Volunteers level the playing field. Continue reading