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The new head of the crisis-hit CBI, Rain Newton Smith, has said she does not take the future of the group “for granted” and warned the task of winning back trust from businesses is “as big as it is urgent”. Newton Smith, who was parachuted in to head Britain’s biggest business group last month, made [...]
Chairman of World Snooker Barry Hearn has said that the protestors who disrupted the World Snooker Championships on Monday night committed a ‘form of theft’. Two individuals caused chaos last night in the first round of the championships at the iconic Crucible Theatre in Sheffield with one of them mounting the table before discharging orange [...]
The last week has seen world leaders and changemakers from around the world gather in Sharm-El Sheik in Egypt at the annual Conference of the Parties event (COP27). This year, the goal is to build upon what has been discussed and implemented at the conference since its genesis in Rio in 1992. Global Unison Enhancing [...]
One of the largest issues that concern the world is poverty. Someone is described as living in poverty if they survive on less than $1.90 per day. From 2015 to 2018, global poverty continued to decline as it has done for the past 25 years. From 2015 to 2018, the number of those living in [...]
Anna Josse, CEO & Founder of Prism the Gift Fund (Prism), talks to CityAM on Donor Advised Funds –the fastest-growing philanthropy vehicle in the UK. Anna, what is your background? I was always active as a leader in youth movements in my teens, and at university publicly foughtmany political battles in the union. That background [...]
On the 16th of April, the Tej Kohli and Ruit Foundation conducted their second high-volume outreach microsurgical eye camp (OMEC). This took place in Nepal’s Solukhumbu District which is located in the foothills of Mount Everest. The camp took place over three days with the groundwork for the camp being planned long before. Unlike previous [...]
How an eye health programme in Zimbabwe is using technology to ensure no one is left behind. Kiyasi can’t remember when she first noticed the problems with her eyes. “When I rubbed them, tears would come out, then I’d wipe the tears and then be able to see. My eyes seemed to have something in them but [...]
In a rural fishing and farming village in Morang District of Nepal, a team from the Tej Kohli & Ruit Foundation set up a screening camp on 15th August 2022. From the village, over 150 people were screened and 23 of those were found to be living with cataracts. This is an extremely common form [...]
As we get closer to World Sight Day, it is vital to think about how we cure those in need. Across the globe, many communities struggle due to residing in isolated areas. In Nepal, many communities live in regions that are high in the mountains and require an extremely treacherous journey to reach. The Tej [...]
The last few decades have seen innovation in healthcare like never before. One of the pioneers of this is Dr Sanduk Ruit. Born in 1954, Sanduk Ruit was raised in the small, remote village of Olangchunggola which sat on the border of Tibet in the Taplejung district of northeast Nepal. The ice-covered village was 3200 [...]
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