Written by Valentina Maccario, Cambodia VMPC….. A few years ago, I saw a Ted Talk titled ‘Do schools kill creativity?’. The speaker, Sir Ken Robinson, revealed himself as an education pioneer suggesting the simplest yet most revolutionary of ideas: let’s rethink our perception of intelligence. He focused on the clear hierarchy of subjects within the … Continue reading Creativity: The Link to Educational Sustainability
Written by Beth Madden, Cambodia VMPC….. This year, Cambodia celebrated 40 years freedom from the Khmer Rouge, led by Pol Pot. Between 1974 and 1979, approximately 2 million Cambodians (or 25% of the population) lost their lives in the Khmer Rouge’s attempt to return Cambodia to its agrarian roots and remove anyone or anything connected … Continue reading Cambodia: Challenges in Education, Health and Livelihood
Written by Georgia Bryant, Thailand Health Intern.…. At the beginning of July, FSF Thailand initiated a foundation project called the ‘Social Enterprise Project’, in which students from Curtin University Business School, combined with the help of 3 interns, visited Thailand with a mission of scoping out possible business ideas to help improve the livelihoods of … Continue reading Thailand and the coffee initiative!
Written by Abbie Leadbitter, Fundraising Manager….. Tanzania is most commonly known for being home to the Serengeti, the mighty Kilimanjaro and for being the inspiration behind The Lion King. However, Tanzania is also home to many global issues which need serious addressing. Tanzania is the 13th largest country in Africa, and the FutureSense Foundation work in … Continue reading Tanzania’s global issues are bigger than Kilimanjaro and the Serengeti…
Written by Om Baral, Nepal Country Manager….. Together we can inspire. Together we can build a fairer world. Together we can. FSF Nepal believe that great things are done by a series of small things brought together. The FutureSense Foundation believe that if we work together – through inspiring, supporting, and educating – we can … Continue reading #TogetherWeCan – achieve the UN SDG’s in Nepal!
Written by Abbie Leadbitter, Fundraising Manager….. A famous quote, from Elizabeth Andrew, that I believe depicts the meaning of a volunteer: “Volunteers do not necessarily have the time; they just have the heart”. In the 21st century, we live in a global world where communication is instant, money can be transferred in seconds and you … Continue reading Short-term volunteers + large hearts = big impacts
Written by Lisa, India VMPC….. India is a rapidly developing country and a growing regional and world power. However, despite strong economic growth many people in India are still facing structural and social inequalities. FutureSense Foundation works in the North Indian regional town of Palampur to conduct educational sessions with students and teachers. These sessions … Continue reading The challenges that face India…
Written by Beth Madden, Cambodia VMPC.…. In 2012, FutureSense Foundation established its Cambodia Hub in the second largest city, Battambang; the programmes currently running in Cambodia fall under the FutureSense Foundation focus areas of, education and child welfare, health and well-being, and livelihood and income generation. The FutureSense Foundation relies on strong local partnerships to … Continue reading Catching up with Cambodia!
Written by Antonio Ruanelli, Peru Country Director….. The FutureSense Foundation in Peru are beginning to make inroads into our long-term goals of promoting on the United Nation’s Goals for Sustainable Development. With a particular focus on SDG goals 3 (good health and wellbeing), 4 (quality education), and 8 (decent work and economic growth) by developing … Continue reading Education, healthcare and economic development in the Sacred Valley…
Written by Maria Stefanova, Thailand Programme Manager.…. In 2015 Global leaders sat together to agreed on 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) to ensure a better world by 2030. The agenda recognizes the most pressing challenges for human beings at present and in the coming years. The SDG’s call for action was adopted by 193 countries adhering to with … Continue reading #TogetherWeCan – achieve the UN SDG’s in Thailand!