Category: Whats Working

How One Jewellery Line Is Giving Guatemalan Women A Better Life

There’s much more to these pretty bracelets than meets the eye.  For women living in rural Guatemalan villages, they’re a ticket to healthcare access, education and...

Food Waste Could Be Cut Down By This Simple New Poultry Packaging

If you’re cooking for one, big packs of chicken or turkey often mean that it’s a struggle to finish an opened pack of poultry before it goes off. But now a simple...

Homeless Women ‘Inspired To Keep Fighting’ After Being Given A Christmas Makeover

Homeless women in South London were given a makeover just in time for Christmas, in a bid to give them a festive season they won’t forget. The women, from St Mungo’s...

Two Mothers Created An App To Help Mums Make New Friends And Combat Loneliness

Unless you happen to have a great NCT group, making mum friends after giving birth can be a bit of a challenge. Two mothers from South London knew exactly how this felt...

The Tell-Tale Sign That Gives Away A Clue About How Sustainable Your Jeans Are

Shopping for sustainable fashion is tricky, as it is difficult to know much about how an item has been made from the tiny amount of information that fits onto a clothing...

Sunscreenr Can Tell If You’ve Put Sunscreen On Properly

A tiny camera that shows you where you’ve failed to apply sunscreen has raised nearly $130,000 on the crowd-funding website Indiegogo. The hand-held gadget’s 1.3...

OrCam Glasses Could Help Blind People ‘Read Again’, Study Finds

Glasses fitted with a specialised miniature camera could help people read who are legally registered as blind, a trial has found. The camera, which uses optical...

Winter Is A Dangerous Time For The Homeless: Here’s How You Can Help Them

As the weather gets colder, things become more and more dangerous for people who have to sleep rough. Plummeting temperatures, wind, rain and even snow leave those who...