poverty

Children Adjustable Shoe Can Expand To Fit Growing Children

This shoe was designed for children living in extreme poverty to get many years of wear out of a single pair

Retail Startup Dedicates Itself To Preserving The Work Of Mexican Artisans

Hermol gives marginalized communities in Mexico a chance to save their art while making a profit

Technology How Technology Can Save The World By Saving Time

PSFK attends the Social Good Summit 2016 to see how new tech is changing the world for the better

Technology One-Stop Shop For Social Services Makes Benefits More Accessible

Single Stop USA is creating software that will help people conduct self-screenings to check the programs and resources they are eligible for.

Design Non-Profit Helps The Poor Barter For Goods With Foraged Waste

Plastic Bank guides people in developing nations into entrepreneurship through sustainable efforts.

Luxury What Is The 'Affluenza' Excuse For Justice Inequality?

Ethan Couch's case highlights how only a slim percentage of convicted youths in the U.S. get sentences they deserve.

Work Public Boneyard Calls Attention To Ongoing Genocides [Pics]

A handcrafted mass grave was set up at the National Mall in the country's capital.

Design Houses In Bolivia Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles [Video]

Al Jazeera's 'Garbage Homes' looks at one woman's mission to provide housing to people living below the poverty line.

Syndicated Why Is Horse Meat Ending Up In Burgers?

Is the drive to produce the cheapest food possible leading to serious corner cutting?

Retail PSFK Gift Of The Day: Jewelry Made From Landmine Shrapnel

Saught creates products from unexploded bombs to support sustainability in post-conflict countries.

Advertising National Geographic & Coca-Cola Film A Positive Vision Of The World

FIlmakers sponsored to document stories of real life heroes who are making the world a better place.

Gaming & Play Fifteen Ideas Transforming Life In Africa

From a mobile phone database for dairy farmers to a strain of sweet potato that can help fight child blindness, imaginative ideas that are tackling old problems.

A Timeline Of America's Richest Cities Over 40 Years [Headlines]

The contemporary history of the U.S. economy is really a story about its urban centers.

Innovation Does Fairtrade Really Mean Fair Conditions For Workers? [Headlines]

90-95% of workers in the Dominican Republic's booming banana export business are illegal Haitian workers, underpaid and forced to live in slums.