Global Team of 200

Global Team of 200 is a highly specialized group of members of Mom Bloggers for Social Good that concentrates on issues involving women and girls, children, world hunger and maternal health.

Our Motto: Individually we are all powerful. Together we can change the world. We believe in the power of collective action to help others and believe in ourselves to make this world a better place for our children and the world’s children.

Posts tagged "Michelle Garrett"

(via END7: Protecting Our Children from Neglected Tropical Diseases » Divas With A Purpose)

500 million children are infected with neglected tropical diseases (NTDs).  Instead of being able to walk to school, concentrate in class and socialize with friends, children with neglected tropical diseases suffer from severe anemia, malnutrition, fevers and intestinal pain caused by these often chronic and simultaneous infections.

Recent work and interactions with women in my community that are survivors of domestic violence have really opened my eyes and heart to the importance of having the proper services available to those that truly need it. (via International #WomensDay and what it means to me | Divas With A Purpose)

Water was our best friend that summer – to drink, to pour over our heads, anything to quench our thirst and try to cool down. There were some newbies who didn’t yield to our warnings and skipped water breaks or chose to guzzle down energy drinks rather than water. Bad thinking. Dehydration is no fun and can be deadly. Thankfully, we had directors and advisers who knew the Texas sun was nothing to play with and kept a close eye on the students. (via Water: The Gift of Life | Divas With A Purpose)

Throughout the month of February, Charity Miles is partnering with the United Nations Foundation to encourage people to help raise $10k by downloading the app and participating in their virtual #VDay10k by either walking, running or bicycling. (via #VDay10k – UN and Charity Miles Partner to raise $10k in February | Divas With A Purpose)

Worldwide millions and millions of children are victims of child trafficking and forced labor - bought and sold, made to work in grueling, dangerous conditions with little or no pay, and, often, forced into prostitution. (via Divas With A Purpose: #EndTrafficking : Saving Our Children)

I come from a family of nurses. My mother is a registered nurse and for as long as I could remember her ever-changing shifts were a part of our lives growing up.  It was always just a part of our lives and something we adjusted to.  That’s a reality for many families worldwide. Working in the health care field takes true sacrifice and dedication.  They deal with so much on a regular basis and, often, aren’t recognized for it.

(via Divas With A Purpose: #TheRealAwards - Honoring Health Care Workers)

(via Divas With A Purpose: International Day of the Girl)

Having a daughter last year really put some things into perspective for me. Even though I’d been a mom for almost 11 years when I had Miss V - becoming a mom to a little girl was a different experience.  There are so many different issues that affect our girls that are often ignored and need to be addressed within our communities and society.