The Big Give SA

Today is The Big Give SA. You can donate to participating charities online, and the charities have chances to win cash prizes for such things as the most unique donors in a time segment or to earn matching grants under specific conditions. I chose 10 of my favorite charities and made a small donation to … Read more

Make a Micro-Loan for Free

Kiva is a great charity that makes micro-loans to entrepreneurs around the world. The loans are funded by donors, and when the loan is repaid, the donor can use the funds to make another loan or withdraw the money. I have loaned the same $25 over and over again. Currently a sponsor is offering a … Read more

Prayer for Haiti

Haiti has been hit by a devastating 7.0 earthquake that has left tens of thousands of people dead and the capital city destroyed. O GOD, merciful and compassionate, who art ever ready to hear the prayers of those who put their trust in thee; Graciously hearken to us who call upon thee, and grant┬áthy help … Read more

Shadow Forest Authors

Most authors support literacy programs for two major reasons. First, the altruistic reason: illiteracy is a huge problem for the people who can’t read and for society in general. In the US, according to the Education Portal: 50 percent of adults cannot read a book written at an eighth grade level. … 3 out of … Read more