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YC-backed Our World in Data wants you to know that the planet is doing okay

News is exhausting. Mexican murders are sky-high. Ebola is ravaging the eastern Congo. China is erasing an entire culture of Islam from its Western hinterlands. That news — negative and intense though it is — can easily occlude the many positive, longer term stories that are fundamental drivers of the world. Africa is reaching new ...

YC-backed Upsolve is automating bankruptcy for everyone

The popular image of a Chapter 7 bankruptcy might be a large company like Enron failing, or maybe some lazy drifter trying to shirk their financial responsibilities. The reality is anything but those sorts of images. Today in America, the most common reason for bankruptcy is to discharge egregious sums of medical debt [1], which ...

Enveritas’ technology lets small growers tap into the market for sustainable coffee

Demand for sustainable coffee is growing, a boon for socially conscious coffee lovers — but many small growers are missing out because they lack the ability to verify that their coffee beans are grown using fair labor and eco-friendly practices. In fact, verification is often accessible only to large coffee estates or cooperatives. Enveritas wants ...

Latex Gloves Demonstrate Basic Health Principle

10.19.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

[I:8:J]It is surprising what a powerful messenger a latex glove can be. An Ethiopian public health instructor, Mathios, uses a homemade doll to communicate benefits of proper toilet practices to a roomful of villagers who are taking some time out from their daily tasks and trade to sit and listen to a story. His doll ...

Is Your Dear One Suffering from Drug Dependence?

09.17.2009 · Posted in Home and Garden Articles

Until the crisis becomes a reality in somebody's life, most people don't like to ponder about problems. Some of the things that you might put on the list would be having cancer, dealing with the death of somebody you love at an early age, or the plain fact of somebody that you love getting into ...

The Easiest Way to Donate Used Cars Effectively

07.25.2009 · Posted in Reference and Education Articles

When you want to learn how to donate used cars effectively, you should seriously consider various issues. Donating your car to charity is a very important decision and responsibility. Whether you are becoming a car donor to get rid of a car you no longer need or simply because you want to give back to ...