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Roshni Rides: Green, Safe and Affordable Transport for Pakistan's Refugees

In refugee settlements across the world, convenient transport facilities are one of many daily hurdles faced by the people who live there. But in one refugee community, in Orangi Town, Pakistan, a new award-winning project has set out to make mobility as easy, affordable and green as possible. Introducing Roshni Rides and their innovative system of solar-powered rickshaws. Read on

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Heimwegtelefon: So You Don't Have to Walk Alone

You've been out with your friends all night, and now it's time to go home. You are tired, and you wish you could just tele-transport yourself into your bed. But, the journey back awaits, and with it the slight apprehension that sometime comes when walking alone through the quiet streets at night. But a new project has been making the return journey that little bit more enjoyable. Read on

How Many Slaves Work for You?

An interactive website allows users to calculate their slavery footprint based on their lifestyle and consumption habits. The slavery footprint is an inconvenient truth but an important one that can motivate us to make more mindful choices as consumers. Read on

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HiMate: The Generous Germans Giving Freebies To Refugees

"They're just here for the free handouts." How often have you heard that phrase, or something similar, from someone talking about the refugees seeking asylum in Europe? Probably all too often. But now a group of German volunteers have decided to do exactly that - distribute a whole bunch of great free stuff to refugees, to help them feel more at home in their new environment. Read on