Diana Stancu

Diana loves to research and write about topics that bring awareness to communities in need. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Sciences and considers herself a lifelong learner who strives to increase her knowledge and expertise. Outside of work, she enjoys writing fiction, creating cooking recipes, studying philosophy, and taking sunset photos.

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9 Best Charities That Promote Literacy (Complete 2023 List)

Literacy is the framework through which we communicate, connect and expand our shared existence. Yet around 750 million people worldwide are unable to join the conversation because they cannot read or write. Moreover, 1 in 5 adults in the US struggle to read basic sentences, and 124 million children worldwide lack simple literacy skills. Fortunately, charities are fighting to improve literacy development in vulnerable communities to help them increase their opportunities and quality of life. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that promote literacy?

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10 Best Charities That Advance Healthy Nutrition (Complete 2023 List)

Worldwide, around 1 billion people go hungry, while 2 billion suffer from obesity and other health issues related to unhealthy eating. In addition, 45 million children suffer from severe malnutrition every year, with a child dying from acute malnutrition every 10 seconds. Yet the efforts to improve nutrition and nutrition education are chronically underfunded, receiving less than 1% of governmental budgets in many areas of the world. Fortunately, charities worldwide are stepping in to fight malnutrition by providing healthy meals and changing current food systems. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that advance healthy nutrition?

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9 Best Charities That Help Combat Chronic Pain (Complete 2023 List)

Chronic pain affects at least 10% of the world’s population, or approximately 60 million people worldwide.  Despite its commonality, chronic pain is a highly stigmatized experience that’s not formally recognized and patients’ struggles are often misunderstood by family and friends, which leads to isolation and mental health issues such as depression or anxiety. Fortunately, charities worldwide are fighting to improve the lives of people living with pain and empower them to reclaim their health. So we had to ask: What are the best charities that help combat chronic pain?