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· January, 2014

Stories about Good News from January, 2014

14 January 2014

How Online Platforms Are Working to Save Angola's Languages

There are an estimated 37 languages and 50 dialects in Angola, and almost 8.5 million Angolans only speak national languages that aren't featured in any education or social programs.

13 January 2014

Fighting Corruption in Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar

The people of Comoros, Cameroon and Madagascar haven't got much faith in the honesty and integrity of the public sector, according to Transparency International's annual Corruption Perceptions Index.

No Pants Subway Ride Day in Hong Kong

12 January 2014

37 Million Students Start New Year with Free Textbooks in Bangladesh

"This is the kind of Bangladesh we would like to see...Children happy with new books seeking knowledge....not children with gun powder learning to make human BBQ"

11 January 2014

Happy Hong Kong

3D Dragon Breathes Life into 7-year-old Girl’s Vision in Australia

Australia’s Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation has used its tech skills to produce a 3D titanium dragon for a seven-year-old girl.

8 January 2014

Brazil's ‘Silent Revolution’ in Education, Inspired by Portugal

Imagine a school without classrooms, schedules or exams. A curriculum which is decided upon by the children, through consensus, and which includes subjects such as circus and meditation.

2 January 2014

Innovation: A Solar Energy-Powered PC Made in Mali

3 Suggestions for Good Governance in the Central African Republic, Madagascar and Mali

Here are three conditions that civil societies in these war-torn countries have identified in order to start the reconstruction of their political systems.

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