Health

Social and economic impact of low cost water purification

Only two and a half percent of the planet’s fresh water supply is suitable for drinking Twelve per cent of the world’s population uses eighty-five percent of its water and 1.2 billion people in the developing world are denied adequate access to clean drinking water. The lack of proper water sanitation measures within developing countries has resulted in 250 million …

4 things to consider when reimagining your sleep

1. Your health Getting enough sleep contributes to abundant health benefits through release of tension.  Also, the endocrine system works effectively with enough sleep, impacting hormones that control appetite.  If you’re a short sleeper, your likelihood for obesity is 7.5 times greater and your likelihood for diabetes is 2.5 times greater! Full regeneration of the mind and body requires a …

Meet the future of BBQs: renewable energy cookstoves

We recently caught up with Khizr I. Tajammul, the founder and CEO of Jaan Pakistan – a social enterprise, researching and producing affordable energy solutions for low-income communities across Pakistan. Jaan Pakistan won the Rwanga Social Startup Competition at the fifth One Young World summit last year and is currently working on introducing solar cook stoves to urban slums in …

5 steps you can take today to become healthier

In recent years we have seen a surge in the healthcare industry. People are becoming exceedingly more health conscious, uploading pictures of their perfectly prepared fruit and muesli with yogurt (organically sourced, 100% natural, fat free, -0 calories) on the side, organised so perfectly that you question if anybody dared to actually eat it. Aside from the instagram food aesthetics …