Poverty is not Natural

  “Like slavery and apartheid, poverty is not natural. It is man-made and it can be overcome and eradicated by the actions of human beings.” ~Nelson Mandela Infinite Family Net Buddies are doing all they can to build better lives. They know advanced education is the first step toward success. […]

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Daily Heartbreaking Decision

  “Preliminary investigations revealed that the children died as a result of smoke inhalation and the mother is currently hospitalized. We acknowledge that they may be electricity outages and we need to keep warm however, we urge the community to be careful of the dangers of ‘imbawula’,” South African Police […]

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Resourceful  [rĭ-zôrs′fəl]  adj.

Resourceful  [rĭ-zôrs′fəl]  adj. Able to act effectively or imaginatively, especially in difficult situations. Our Net Buddies are being told they need to work twice as hard as they did before the pandemic just to catch up to where education standards say they should be. But its really hard to keep […]

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Romantic or Respiratory?

  Studying by candles or kerosene definitely isn’t romantic. In fact, it’s downright risky. The biggest risk is a home fire when the base cans tip over. But there are unseen risks too, as our Net Buddy, Thabile* learned last week. She was researching “respiratory infections”  for her Life Sciences […]

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Keep Teens Learning

Studying by candlelight takes lots of concentration. As the candle flickers, the words dance. Reading the same sentence over and over to make sense requires keen and steady focus. Maintaining this level of attention is extra hard after a long day of school and chores, like pumping and carrying water […]

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