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September 07, 2006 - Gloria can Graduate!!!

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
A while back I wrote about my friend Ingrid whose domestic worker Gloria needed R7250 to complete her degree in Xhosa and Social Studies. So many people where inspired by her story that neary all the money was raised in a few weeks.

Most inspiring to me was that two Future Owners who read my blog sent me offers to help her. Helmar, Future Owner #47-48 , kindly paid the outstanding amount and helped ensure that Gloria has the opportunity to live her dream and empower herself with a really gre...


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July 19, 2006 Missing Women - and the silence is deafening!

Posted by Verity on Monday, January 24, 2011, In : 2006 Blog Entries 
This article was written by David Wolstenholme. I am performing at his event The Woman's Show in Feb 2007.

A United Nations report issued in March 2006 states that up to 200 million women are missing worldwide today. Over 50 million of these women are missing in India alone. The regions where women are at the highest risk are India/Pakistan, Middle East and Africa. To put this in perspective, compare this incredible number of missing women – 200 million, to fatalities from all 20th century...


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