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Homemade Hygiene By Kurt Dahlin
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The knowledge and application of improved hygiene and sanitation practices have measurable health benefits on individual and community levels. Preventive strategies ultimately hold the greatest... More > potential to reduce the global burden of diarrheal illnesses. Three of the most basic foundations for human progress can be improved significantly by the use of common wood charcoal and ash: clean water: wood charcoal and sunshine can sanitize water. Clean hands: wood ash is an effective soap substitute, and clean toilets: wood ash and charcoal can sanitize and deodorize latrines and kill fly maggots. Fortunately, most diarrhea can be treated with wood charcoal powder and a homemade oral rehydration solution. Empowerment with knowledge and the use of indigenous resources for improved hygiene practices will increase health, hope and happiness.< Less
Working the Fields at Thirteen: A Memoir By Jack Shields
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Jack Shields and his family caught a Greyhound bus and took Route 66 all the way to California in 1944—and they didn’t look back. They arrived at a government-run farm labor camp where... More > their loved ones were staying. At the camp, for as little as five dollars a month, you could rent a clean place to live that had electricity and running water. There were even community bathrooms. Once there, Shields and his older brother went right to work, first landing jobs at an alfalfa field and then moving on to whatever field work they could find. Since they did not have transportation, it was not always easy, but they consistently found a way to put money into their pockets. Shields started the eighth grade in 1944, and by then attitudes toward Okie children had changed, because with World War II, there were plenty of jobs and few workers. Step back in time and get a snapshot of the social history and culture of rural California in the 1940s as Shields looks back at Working the Fields at Thirteen.< Less
Working the Fields At Thirteen: A Memoir By Jack Shields
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Jack Shields and his family caught a Greyhound bus and took Route 66 all the way to California in 1944—and they didn’t look back. They arrived at a government-run farm labor camp where... More > their loved ones were staying. At the camp, for as little as five dollars a month, you could rent a clean place to live that had electricity and running water. There were even community bathrooms. Once there, Shields and his older brother went right to work, first landing jobs at an alfalfa field and then moving on to whatever field work they could find. Since they did not have transportation, it was not always easy, but they consistently found a way to put money into their pockets. Shields started the eighth grade in 1944, and by then attitudes toward Okie children had changed, because with World War II, there were plenty of jobs and few workers. Step back in time and get a snapshot of the social history and culture of rural California in the 1940s as Shields looks back at Working the Fields at Thirteen.< Less
Kibera, an anonymous life By Christopher Makau & Bastiaan Tolhuijs
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Out of the three billion of the world’s city dwellers, more than one billion of these people live in slums, and the stories from these informal settlements in the world remain unknown.... More > Christopher Makau (23) lives in Kibera, one of the largest slums in the world, which is located in Nairobi, Kenya. In this book: “Kibera, an anonymous life” Christopher tells his story and gives us a glimpse of his life through the smells, the hardships, and also the laughter. The lack of water, sanitation, and hygiene remains one of the biggest problems in slums and in rural areas. 884 million people do not have clean water, and 40% of the population in the world (that is 2.5 billion people) lives without safe sanitation; causing life-threatening diseases and stops economic development. The profit derived from this book benefits Christopher and gives him a chance to finish his studies and to help his family. This book and kind friendship have given something else to Christopher that so many poor people lack: hope.< Less

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