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This woman came up with the perfect solution to keep tourist trade elephants fed as tourism collpases

COVID-19 pandemic has hit the tourism industry real hard globally. With no tourists to entertain, the elephants working in the tourist trade in Asia have become idle, and a source of concern for their owners. This is because feeding them requires money and since there is no tourism, their owners are tsruggling to keep them fed. Thankfully, Carol Buckley and her organization Elephant Aid International (EAI) have...

May 21, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Anonymous donors pay off the college debt for 400 students

Non-profit organization Students Rising Above (SRA) has been involved with providing financial assistance, counseling etc. to students from low-income families since two decades now. Recently, the non-profit announced that a group of anonymous donors had collected around $8 million to pay off the college debts of 400 such students in California. Elizabeth Devaney, CEO at SRA, informed the students with a...

May 20, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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US just approved its largest ever solar project

The Trump administration has just approved an estimated $1 billion Gemini Solar Project that is all set to be the country’s largest solar project ever with a capacity of 690-MW. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David L. Bernhardt signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for Solar Partners XI to construct this solar project and ancillary facilities about 30 miles northeast of Las Vegas, Nevada. This could be the...

May 15, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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This gym owner gave out all his equipment so that people could workout at home

Building an exercise routine takes a good amount of time and will power. But with the coronavirus pandemic, most of the gyms across the world have closed down. This has led to a major disruption in the exercise routine of several people. A generous gym owner in Illinois anticipated that, and did his part to make sure that customers stay active and meet their fitness goals. Drew Whitted, owner of the Be Strong...

May 14, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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The entire staff at this NYC hospital gets free vacations for their relentless service during the coronavirus crisis

The entire team at NYC Health + Hospitals/Elmhurst, that comprises of more than 4,000 doctors, physician assistants, nurses, and facilities and food service teams, was in for a big surprise when informed that American Airlines and Hyatt have teamed up to offer free round-trip tickets to select destinations across the U.S. and Caribbean and a free three-night stay in that location. “We are extremely...

May 13, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Ireland is repaying a historic favor by donating generously for Native Americans affected by the coronavirus crisis

Ireland was struck by a severe famine in 1847. At that time, the American Choctaw Indian tribe, although impoverished itself, somehow managed to gather $170 to send to Ireland for famine relief. The Kindred Spirits monument in a small town in County Cork, Ireland, stands as symbol of the generosity of the tribe. It seems Ireland has not forgotten the favor. 173 years later to today, the favor is being returned...

May 08, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Nike just donated thousands of shoes specially designed for healthcare workers

Nike launched the Air Zoom Pulse shoe in November last year, which was promoted as the “first shoe designed for the healthcare athlete, an everyday hero.” Not only is the shoe easy to wipe and clean, it is specially designed to be worn for the 12-hour shifts that include five miles of walking with less than an hour of sitting. The company recently donated 30,000 pairs of the same shoe to hospitals across the...

May 07, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Dignity Health Dominican Hospital receives an anonymous donation of $1 million for its staff

The Dignity Health Dominican Hospital in Santa Cruz, California recently received a donation of $1 million from an anonymous donor who wished the amount to be distributed among the hospital’s staff – from floor cleaners to nurses – along with a note that said, “Thank you for standing up (and staying up!) to care for our community. This human kindness is what makes you heroic.” The...

May 06, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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COVID-19 lockdown renders thousands of laborers unemployed, Pakistan hires them for planting trees

As the government of Pakistan imposed a nationwide lockdown on March 23 to help the country fight the COVID-19 outbreak, thousands of daily wage workers were rendered jobless. Most of them had just two options before them – either to beg on streets or let their family go hungry. But the government has now given them a better option – plant billions of trees across the country to deal with climate...

May 01, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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Comedian Jay Leno is manufacturing clear plastic shields in his garage 24×7 for healthcare workers

Popular comedian and former Tonight Show host Jay Leno dedicated most of this month, that happens to be his birthday month, manufacturing clear plastic shields for healthcare workers using 3D printers in his garage. Leno confirmed the news in a Bill Maher interview last week, “We make them and we give them to the fire department and they hand them out to first responders and hospital workers.” “They...

April 30, 2020 by pooja pooja 0 Comments
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