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Five Facts on Africa’s Population Explosion

Thanks to Learning Life researcher, Derrick Costa, for helping to draft these five facts.   1) Earth: 7.2 Billion, and Rising The world’s population growth rate has been declining for decades, but the actual number of people on Earth is still rising rapidly. The Earth currently has over 7.2 billion people, up from 2.5 billion in 1950, and it is ...

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Good News about Learning Life

Since our annual report in December, we have two exciting growth updates to announce in case you didn’t catch them on our social media pages: On Learning Life’s website, we now exceed 4,000 unique visitors per month. On our Facebook page, we have passed the 10,000 likes threshold. In addition, our partner in metro Washington D.C., Signia Surfaces: Has established ...

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Volunteer Spotlight: Michelle Vergara

Michelle Vergara grew up in Florida, studied behavioral economics at Stetson University, then moved to Washington D.C., whereupon she began volunteering with Learning Life in the summer of 2014.  Michelle and Learning Life founder, Paul Lachelier, overlapped at Stetson University over two years, but never met there.  Nonetheless, Paul and the rest of the Learning Life team are very happy ...

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Five Facts on Boko Haram

Boko Haram is currently one of the most violent Islamist organizations in the world.  Operating in Nigeria, Boko Haram has abducted hundreds of people, killed thousands (including many civilians), destroyed schools and villages, and attacked the Nigerian media, military, government and international targets, like the United Nations.  As awareness of Boko Haram grows, Learning Life offers the following facts to ...

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