By Samantha Plink One in four people in the world will be affected by mental illness at some point in their lives. Yet nearly two thirds of those people never seek help from a health professional, largely due to the stigma surrounding mental health issues. Mental illness doesn’t discriminate. It can affect people
By Frida Gachagua In Kenya and most African countries, primary education is compulsory and often subsidised by the government. These means that a nation’s future generation has people that can at least read, write and perform simple arithmetic. The attendance of high school is lower by almost a third because most
By Samantha Plink Ways to make a difference without spending a cent: 1. Donate your hair Considering going for a drastic new hairdo? Donate your locks to an organisation that creates wigs for patients who experience hair loss when going through medical treatments, such as Locks of Love (http://www.locksoflove.org/donate.html) or Pantene Beautiful Lengths (http://www.beautifullengths.com.au). 2.