Spinning Innovation: Maori Poi’s Modern Resurgence

In the outskirts of Auckland, New Zealand, where rolling hills met the vast ocean, resided an elderly woman named Margaret. Her days at the tranquil retirement community were pleasant, but she longed for a deeper connection to her roots and the rich Maori heritage that had shaped her identity. Little

Aboriginal arts in cancer centre

Have you ever considered the role of art in cancer care, and how it can benefit patients and their families? In recent years, cancer centers have increasingly integrated the arts into their treatment and support programs, recognizing the potential for art to provide emotional and psychological support to those undergoing

Sweden’s sustainability meal model for schools

Sweden has long been known for its innovative approaches to social issues, and its latest initiative to combat hunger and malnutrition is no exception. The Swedish National Food Agency has developed a groundbreaking meal model that aims to provide nutritious and sustainable meals to vulnerable communities across the country. The

Japan Post’s Mimamori service to elderly

As the global population of elderly (65+) increases, the challenges to keep them safe, healthy, engaged and contented is an area of focus for several countries. Japan has one of the highest percentage of elderly people and the rate seems to be increasing every year. Japan has introduced several innovative

Smile per hour for healthy living

Science has proven the positive effect of smiling. Laughter therapy is popular amongst several age groups. Taking cue from this, the Australian municipality of Port Phillip launched a social cohesion project, smiles per Hour, to make neighborhoods friendlier. City of Port Philip in Melbourne, have put up ‘Smile per hour’

R U Ok? Simple words with Larger Meaning

R U OK is a simple campaign popular in Australia which promotes dialogue on mental health matters in family and friends. R U OK? inspire and empower everyone to meaningfully connect with the people around them and start a conversation with those in their world who may be struggling with

Small move, big impact to remember the heritage

There are several countries in the modern world which has completely a new identity and it becomes a challenge to ensure the current and future generations have awareness and value their heritage. Australia, one such country which acknowledges its traditional custodians  is always keen to respect its past, present and