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With everything going on in our country and the ways in which people are hurting right out our “front door” it’s easy to ask, “Should we put our focus locally or internationally?”
And it’s a fair question. Not just one we should be asking of Anchored Purpose Box, but one we should each ask ourselves.
In the nonprofit world, there are many words thrown around to “define” what box an organization fits into.
We believe through entrepreneurship lives can be changed and the hope of Christ can be proclaimed. It’s why we started Anchored Purpose Box.
There’s a lot that needs to be done to help people facing humanitarian crises in underdeveloped countries. But what exactly does “underdeveloped” mean, and how does one define the most underdeveloped countries — out of all the nations facing extreme poverty and hunger?
Read on to learn more about these five most underdeveloped countries in the world and what you can do to make a difference in each.
If you’re on the hunt for unique, sustainable Easter gifts this year, you’ve got a lot of options. Easter is a time to celebrate the renewed life we have in Jesus, and what better way to do that than to support our brothers and sisters around the world?
If you’re not quite sure where to start looking, check out these ideas to get you started selecting Easter gifts for the whole family.
Jesus made it clear that God has a special love for children, and that we as His followers have a responsibility to care for children — both those near to us and those living far away. These days, there is a vast and growing number of organizations that help children in need and an equally vast (or even greater) number of ways you can get involved personally.
To help you choose wisely, here we’ve compiled a list of the 4 top organizations that help children around the globe and some different ways you can get involved with their missions.
Wanting to help people living in poverty and knowing how to do so effectively are two very different things. If you’ve been researching ways to help the poor, you’ve likely noticed that many nonprofits and humanitarian initiatives offer support to people in underdeveloped nations through something called microfinance. But what exactly is microfinance, and how does it work? Read on to learn more about microfinance and how it helps people in underdeveloped nations improve their daily quality of life.
For those of us who live in developed countries, it’s easy to take simple things like sanitation, healthcare, and public education for granted. But for millions of people around the globe, those simple things are scarce or even nonexistent. It’s important for each of us to gain a deeper understanding of the realities of living in underdeveloped countries, and to put that knowledge to good use. Read on to discover how we can gain invaluable life lessons from underdeveloped communities — even without traversing the globe.
From makeup to pet supplies, these days it seems there are monthly subscription boxes for just about every interest, need, or occasion. But how can you be sure those monthly dollars are being spent in a way that makes a positive impact in the world? Read on to learn how you can help make a difference through the monthly subscription boxes you choose to support.
If we truly believe that every person is made in the image of God, then we must also believe that each person has the right to live with dignity and to have access to basic necessities like food and shelter, clean drinking water, and work opportunities.
Read on to learn about how you can join global efforts to ensure everyone has access to the basic human rights of ethical work, food and shelter, and clean drinking water.
By using our purchasing power as a leveraging tool, we can help to ensure that equality and sustainability are literally woven into the threads of our wardrobe (and welded into the seams of our jewelry), thereby helping those most vulnerable around the world.
Let’s take a look at how fair trade jewelry can empower you — and your wardrobe — and thus empower those who need it most around the world.
Subscription boxes are fun and exciting to receive each month, and they can benefit more people than just the recipient. When you purchase a Christian subscription box membership, you have the opportunity to participate in a greater cause on a recurring basis. So, how exactly does a Christian subscription box make an impact in the lives of people around the world? Read on to find out!
When you shop direct trade, you ensure that your purchases are actually benefiting the people who made or grew your goods. But because direct trade isn’t concretely defined, you’ll have to do a little extra work to determine if the products you purchase were really sourced directly — and not just labeled as such. Read on to learn more about direct trade and how you can support better working conditions worldwide with your purchases.
“Wherever you turn, you can find someone who needs you. Even if it is a little thing, do something for which there is no pay but the privilege of doing it. Remember, you don’t live in the world all of your own.”
– Albert Schweitzer
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