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 "Paula Rudnicka"

socialgoodmatters:

We never know the worth of water till the well is dry. Thomas Fuller

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Last October, I had a wonderful opportunity to visit Katutura Township, one of the the poorest communities in Namibia, located in the north-western part of Namibia’s capital Windhoek. While climbing Katutura’s…

socialgoodmatters:

You hurt, and I hurt, too. We are One Woman. Your hopes are mine. We shall shine. UN Women

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We are daughters and mothers. We are single women, partners, wives, girlfriends, aunts, cousins, grandmothers, and widows. We are homemakers and caregivers. We are businesspeople, workers,…

socialgoodmatters:

There can be no keener revelation of a society’s soul than the way in which it treats its children. Nelson Mandela

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In the summer of 2011, I spent three weeks in beautiful Nepal where I conducted a study assessing the country’s response to trafficking in persons, including women…

socialgoodmatters:

Some people enlighten us. Some people entertain us. Some people save our lives.

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Back in November of last year I wrote a post about The REAL Awards: a first-of-its-kind awards platform honoring REAL health workers in the US who have made REAL and lasting…

“In man, the shedding of blood is always associated with injury, disease, or death. Only the female half of humanity was seen to have the magical ability to bleed profusely and still rise phoenix-like each month from the gore.” - Estelle R. Ramey

socialgoodmatters:

“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” - Mahatma Gandhi

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It is the midst of the holiday season. Santa has visited, presents have been opened, religious rituals have been…

socialgoodmatters:

“I started out just a mom fighting for the life of her child.” – Elizabeth Glaser (1947-1994)

Photo Credit: Mia Collis, Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Today, the global community has united in observing the World AIDS Day with a renewed commitment to getting to

“Every year, awards are given to recognize the accomplishments of celebrities, actors, singers, athletes and entertainers. Alongside the Oscars and Golden Globes in January, we will begin to honor a group of people who rarely receive recognition or accolades — health workers.” Mary Beth…

(via Child Heroes: Malala Day  - Smile  Play  Learn)

Her ‘crime’? Advocating for girls’ right to education in her home country of Pakistan. The attack occurred on a school bus, a few hundred yards from the school grounds. Miraculously, Malala survived and today, the world is celebrating her courage and accomplishments by observing Malala Day, announced by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon.

(via World Food Day 2012 - Smile  Play  Learn)

I have not eaten meat for over 7 years and I am not adventurous enough to try insects, so I had to expand my geographical horizons and find an ethnic African - not necessarily Namibian - entrée. My mission ended in the heart of Windhoek - a capitol of Namibia - where a local, German-infused, restaurant serves a delicious Malawian dish called Masamba.

(via Fighting Hunger - Smile  Play  Learn)

In 2011, WFP provided school meals to 25.9 million children in 60 countries. At the same time, the organization provided take-home rations to 2 million girls and 0.8 million boys. Just US$0.25 fills a cup with porridge, rice or beans and gives a monthly ration to take home. With US$50, a child can be fed for an entire school year!