Campaigns

Education without Energy

Wednesday is always a difficult day to get through of any week, but even worse when you’ve only got $2 to live on! It’s the middle day when you’ve achieved half your working week, but still have another two days to go before the weekend, and for me it was probably the day when Live […]

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70% of a budget on medicine?!

Well I survived day two of Live Below the Line without much flavour or taste. I decided to stick to my strategy of a sleep-in then pushing my breakfast back as late as possible to avoid needing lunch. It’s surprising how little I’ve felt hungry, and it shows just how much we eat out of […]

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Living Below the Line

This week I’m taking part in a wonderful campaign that was founded  by the organisation I work for, The Oaktree Foundation. The grassroots campaign launched in 2010 called ‘Live Below the Line’ challenges participants to live on $2 a day for 5 days – essentially living below the poverty line. Participants create menus based on […]

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Right Food, Right Time

I am writing my second World Food Programme blog today about an issue which plagues families, and traps them into a cycle which is often unbreakable. Malnutrition is not necessarily the problem of not having enough to eat, rather, it’s an issue of not having the right food to eat such as protein, minerals and […]

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