Kalimata Brickfield lies on the outskirts of the village Koikala near Kolkata in India. Migrants travel 100km from the states of Jharkhand and Bihar to live and work for eight months of the year, to then return home for just four months during the rainy season. They live, work and play in the small confines of this brickfield.
The children have no school and spend much of their day working beside their parents. Loreto Day School Sealdah in Kolkata support local teachers to spend three hours every day teaching at 26 different Brickfields around Kolkata. This is the only education these children will receive during their childhood.
Bangor International Airport is located in Maine USA, the first checkpoint for military members returning from Afghanistan and Iraq, and the last for those headed into battle. The airport sees approximately five flights per day, returning from the war zone or departing for combat.
Since the beginning of the conflicts in 2003, BIA has counted some five thousand military flights and over one million soldiers that have passed through on route home, or into harms way. Upon arrival, the troops are free to lounge, eat, call home or have a shave.
Serbia is changing. Given its violent history, we are still reminded of the atrocities that took place in the early 90s, and stories of war criminals are still the only ones that penetrate our media.
Its time to look at the new and peaceful desires of the detached younger generation. A generation that wish to champion Serbia not as a dangerous power. But as a peaceful, intriguing and beautiful place to live and grow in.
Krzysztof is an inventor, film maker, mechanic and musician Originally from Poland he has found a very unique way of combining all his interests and is now travelling and drawing crowds around Europe.
The Holy Land Experience is set in tropical Orlando under characteristic palm trees and typical Florida sunshine, a stone throw away from notable world famous destinations such as Universal Studios, Walt Disney World and Sea World. The Holy Land Experience attracts 250,000 to 300,000 visitors per year.
There is no fairy floss or rides, nor are there cartoon characters or clowns. At the Holy Land there are Bible stories, replica souks from Jerusalem, Dead Sea scroll stories, prayer gardens and Saviors and Messiahs preaching and walking about. In case visitors get hungry, they can eat with Jesus at the Last Supper scheduled twelve times daily. Guests can be seen taking opportunity to talk with Jesus and costumed staff members all over the park, posing for photos and walking around the various exhibits that attempt to give an impression of ancient Jerusalem.
The Passion Of Jesus Christ is a live drama show and centrepiece of the Holy Land that illustrates the events leading up to the death, his crucifixion and resurrection. A bloodied Jesus stumbles past the children in the front rows of the crowd, touching their feet and begging for mercy as Roman soldiers kick and beat him until he is hung from the Cross. Jesus dies twice daily in a 45-minute show that includes prayers, dancing and gospel songs. Visitors join in and demonstrate their devotion and commitment to faith.
Before departure, shoppers can select from a range of souvenirs including jewellery, clothing, books and DVD's, teaching materials, gifts and even a selection of health products in The Shofar Shop.
Jewish born Baptist minister Marvin Rosenthal founded The Holy Land Experience that opened its gates to the public in February 2001. Fiscal troubles and financial debt lead to the Christian theme park being purchased in June 2007 by Trinity Broadcasting Network, a major American Christian television organisation, which lead to a major makeover of the property.
As a socially-driven (on-site) after-school service to students, Stories About Facing Fear gets the ball rolling so that teens can solve their own problems, by themselves, together. Collectively, these students listen and speak to one another, via personal storytelling.
Across the United Kingdom two debilitating maladies dominate school life: bullying and Social Anxiety Disorder, two mutations of the same virus, fear. Also prevalent amongst U.K. teens: self-harm, self injury and suicide. The statistics for teen depression within the U.K. are staggering. According to the charity Depression Alliance, at least 19,000 U.K. children attempt suicide annually (one every half hour) whilst more than 2 million children attend medical surgeries with some kind of psychological or emotional problem; suicide is now the number one cause of death for 18-24-year-old males.
Stories About Facing Fear was primarily created to give teens an outlet, a means for the expulsion of their own stress, anxiety, anger and fear within a familiar, safe and peer-supportive environment. Rather than internalizing these destructive forces, students are encouraged not only to share but to “get it all out.” Storytelling possesses the power to heal. At any age it’s cathartic, clearing the path for all things positive.
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Golf is one of the most popular participating sports and is played regularly by the widest age group. Up until now there has been is no society that accommodates the needs of the majority of disabled golfers in England. The Disabled Golf Society aim is to bring together all disabled golfers, irrespective of gender, age or ability, and help them enjoy golf on a level playing field, or in our case a level golf course! With our interactive website we are able to offer a wide variety of services from, tournaments, independent golfing breaks, handicapping, ordering any specialist equipment, special discounts, greater inclusiveness and less frustration when booking tee times.
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One25 reaches out to women trapped in street sex work, supporting them to break free and build new lives away from violence, poverty and addiction.
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Positive East is a leading community-based HIV Charity. By building on more than 20 years of experience in the successful delivery of services across east London boroughs, we are now even more able to provide a fully comprehensive and co-ordinated practical and emotional support for those people living with and affected by HIV in east London.
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