Environment & International

Mary’s Meals made me realise how lucky my children are

Sarah Thomson visited Malawi where she met with Mary’s Meals and saw the difference a daily meal is making to children the same age as her own

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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Domestic abuse does not only involve violence

Magdalena Grzymkowska, of the Polish Women Support Network, looks at what needs to be done to help protect women within the community from abuse

7th December 2017 by TFN Guest

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I’m the first Chinese person to climb all the Munros - and I did it for charity

Sunny He Huang took on a unique climbing challenge for Christian Aid

28th November 2017 by TFN

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I wake hearing gunfire but volunteering in danger zones is my life

​Philip Tierney tells TFN while the harrowing images of war never leave him, he has an urge to volunteer in the world's most dangerous places

31st October 2017 by Robert Armour

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Charity investments and the low carbon transition

Julie Hutchison hosted a panel discussion during Good Money Week on how charities are responding to the low carbon transition with their investments

16th October 2017 by TFN Guest

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Going Forth to flush away poverty

Elyse Kirkham and her family used their Queensferry Crossing ticket to raise cash for Toilet Twinning

13th September 2017 by TFN

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Together we can achieve so much more

Stewart Kirkpatrick, head of 38 Degrees Scotland, looks at what has been achieved since the Scottish wing of the group started

11th September 2017 by Gareth Jones

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Seven tips to help your Social Innovation Competition entry stand out

Kathryn Welch on how to grab £5,000 and a package of support from Firstport

8th September 2017 by TFN Guest

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An IT worker discovered out what his organisation really does

Amjad Shaikh was overwhelmed to discover the impact of People's Postcode Lottery funding in Zanzibar

1st September 2017 by TFN Guest

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Scotland has the chance to be more ambitious on climate change - we need to take it

Caroline Rance, from Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, wants to see Scotland lead the way on tackling climate change

31st August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Third sector needs to speak with one voice on Brexit

John Downie, director of public affairs for the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, wants the sector to pull together

29th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Obituary: community activist and nature lover David Paterson

Sally Hall pays tribute to the founder of Avondale Community Beekeepers, who passed last week

28th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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A cynical move to undermine charity campaigning

Susan Smith argues businesses taking out a full-page advert criticising a charity is a dangerous move to undermine charity campaigning

16th August 2017 by Susan Smith

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Begging is not a lifestyle choice

Begging is not a lifestyle choice

9th August 2017 by TFN Guest

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Micro volunteering allows me to help women on the other side of the world

Ellie Hutchinson, 35, talks about her new role as an e-mentor for Women’s Worldwide Web

1st August 2017 by TFN Guest

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We give new Scots a warm welcome to life in Edinburgh

Alex Whitteker has only been in Edinburgh a couple of years himself, but he's determined to make other newcomers feel welcome

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Can you make things last? Be part of the circular economy

Iain Gulland explains how charities and social enterprises can tap into the new Circular Economy Investment Fund

20th June 2017 by TFN Guest

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Solidarity and unity with refugees around the world

World Refugee Day is more than just an awareness day says Pauline Diamond Salim

20th June 2017 by TFN

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Protecting the environment should be a cross-party goal

Daphne Vlastari says all parties should be talking about the environment in the the run up to the election

22nd May 2017 by TFN Guest

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