The serial events that lead so many low-income college students to drop out of college sometimes remind me of a recent DirecTV ad. The commercial is intended to be funny, but it parallels the compounding struggles faced by low-income college students in a painful way.
How do Indian families living in urban poverty approach health care? To answer this question and better understand how to structure emergency health loans for India’s urban poor, the foundation recently commissioned a study of families in five Mumbai slums.
THE WEIGHT OF THE NATION FOR KIDS is a family-friendly three-part series of half-hour specials for young people spotlighting decisions children and their families can make to improve their health now and in the future.
The Michael & Susan Dell Foundation’s Dell Scholars Program today awarded 303 students across the country with $6,060,000 in college scholarship funds for a total of $55 million invested in 2,548 scholars to date.
With an estimated 5.7 million HIV- and AIDS-positive residents, South Africa is believed to have highest prevalence of the disease in the world. Women and children are among the hardest hit, with an estimated 3.2 million women and 280,000 children infected.
CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Travis County is stepping in to fill a critical void by matching trained community volunteers with cases and providing the individualized attention the children deserve.