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