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Why Do We Celebrate World Day of Social Justice?

Every year on February 20th, people worldwide observe a significant day known as the World Day of Social Justice. As the name suggests, this United Nations day of observance sheds light on the need “to search for solutions to achieve sustainable development, poverty eradication, the ...

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How to Empower Female Education in Developing Countries

Education is about more than just getting the knowledge to become a more well-rounded individual, learn a specific skill set, or acquire a better understanding of how the world works. In many cases, education is the key that unlocks a wealth of opportunity to achieve a better quality ...

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4 Easy Ways to Support Charities for Children

Every year, approximately six out of ten families in the United States donate to a charity or non-profit organization. It’s incredible that so many people (more than half of US households) selflessly donate portions of their income to organizations that rely on others’ generosity to ...

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Honduras Christmas Traditions at Our Little Roses

Christmas is always a joyous and warm celebration at Our Little Roses! During this time, we incorporate Honduras Christmas traditions along with US traditions to bring our girls an exciting and memorable Christmas. Keep reading to learn more about how families in Honduras celebrate ...

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Holiday Charitable Giving: How to Make an Impact

For those of us lucky enough to afford Christmas presents and food for banquets, the holidays are a joyous time of year. We come together with friends and family to celebrate the year we’ve just experienced while also preparing for all the good times ahead of us in the new year. One ...

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5 Ways to Give Back to the Community Virtually

Due to the unforeseeable COVID-19 outbreak and most recently having endured the wrath of Hurricane Eta and Iota in a record-breaking number of named storms for one season, the year 2020 has been like no other that we've ever experienced. Organizations have taken creative approaches ...

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Giving Tuesday 2020 at Our Little Roses: How You Can Get Involved

In early November, a massively powerful hurricane landed in various countries throughout Central America. Known as Hurricane Eta, this natural disaster was a Category 4 storm that injured many people, caused losses of life, and created a catastrophic amount of damage in Honduras. 

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How Expressive Arts Therapy Benefits Children

What is Expressive Arts Therapy? 
Expressive arts therapy focuses on creative expression and uses a variety of activities, from poetry to music to dancing, to allow the individual to connect and recognize their emotions and create positive change. In order to understand this type of ...

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How Does Education Affect Economic Development?

You can learn a lot about the rate of economic development of any given country by paying attention to the educational opportunities available. Upon hearing that there is a connection between education and poverty, many people find themselves asking, “How does education affect ...