Billions of people still don't drink or use water that is safe. One of the 17 Promises the world made was to ensure that everyone can get clean, safe water by 2030. Is there enough water for everyone? Less than half of the world's countries are unlikely to make this promise happen by 2030. Here… Continue reading Is There Enough Water For everyone?

The World is Full of Litter

Plastic is one of the most highly littered materials. It is a large part of modern life. Smartphone cases, computer keyboards, shopping bags, and water bottles are all made with it. While plastic has been around for less than a century, it's dramatically changed the way we live. It is very hardwearing and designed to… Continue reading The World is Full of Litter

Plastic is one of the most highly littered materials. It is a large part of modern life. Smartphone cases, computer keyboards, shopping bags, and water bottles are all made with it. While plastic has been around for less than a century, it’s dramatically changed the way we live. It is very hardwearing and designed to…… Continue reading The World is Full of Litter

Wahala!

‘Wahala’, the pigeon English word for problem aptly describes Nigeria’s education situation. 13 million children are out of school in Africa’s richest country. That is as much as the population Tokyo and more than the population of New York. Most of the children come from the northern states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa. Boko Haram,…… Continue reading Wahala!

What is AIDS?

A virus called HIV causes a  syndrome called Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). What does AIDS mean to children? The Kiddle encyclopedia explains; Acquired means that people are not born with the disease. They are infected with the HIV virus.Immune or Immuno- talks about the immune system. The immune system is the part of the body that fights off disease.Deficiency means not enough. An immuno-deficiency is where the immune system cannot fight…… Continue reading What is AIDS?