Would you like to share your story with me?” The elderly woman sits down gently beside a slight man who sits with his head bowed on a simple wooden bench shaded by wild banana trees, in Zimbabwe’s capital city, Harare. The Friendship bench is an initiative was launched with the idea of combatting depression and […]


18th September 2023

Gordon Hartman from Texas started his own landscaping business at the age of 15 which he grew into a very large home building and land-development enterprise and which earned him many accolades in the business world. However, he decided to give it all up in favour of supporting his daughter Morgan who was born with […]


1st September 2023

On the earthquake-torn borders of Syria and Turkey, a unique travelling darkroom, housed in a small caravan, is giving displaced children the chance to learn photography and share the reality of their lives with the world. Serbest Salih, a refugee himself, studied photography at Aleppo University, before fleeing to Turkey, and says, “I speak four […]

Friday, 25 August⋅19:00 – 21:00 The Riasc Centre Feltrim Rd, Drinan, Swords, Co. Dublin, K67 PX85, Ireland iMAP will partner with Bangor Worldwide Missionary Convention (BWMC) and the Artless theatre company to present their theatrical production ‘If prison walls could speak’ in The Riasc Centre, Swords, on Friday 25th August at 7.00pm. It is a […]


14th August 2023

In the UK, Belle the Staffordshire Bull Terrier, has probably become the first dog in attendance during childbirth. Pregnancy and childbirth can be a stressful time, but for who are living with debilitating conditions, such as autism or anxiety, the whole process can be especially daunting. Recognizing this, Milton Keynes University Hospital, went above and […]


2nd August 2023

As a young physician, Dr. Michael J. Brescia helped discover a way to increase the time a patient in kidney failure, could receive dialysis until a transplant could take place. Dr Michael and his colleagues had a chance to become very wealthy by selling the idea to a pharmaceutical company, however, as the doctor later […]

A new pilgrim path running from Wexford to Pembrokeshire is set to become a popular pilgrim route in Europe. Taking an average of nine days to walk, and with a ferry crossing in the middle, the new path follows St. Aidan’s 7th-century journey as he travelled from Ferns, to meet his mentor and teacher, St. […]

Chhouk, is an 11-year-old Asian elephant living at the Wildlife Alliance conservation in Cambodia. Unfortunately, his foot had to be amputated after it was caught in a poacher’s snare, but his carers have been able to fit him with a prosthetic foot, which they say allows him to walk, run and even swim without difficulty. […]


24th March 2023

A 400 mile camino known as The Jordan Trail spans the entire length of that country, north to south, and takes in many Biblical sites, Unesco heritage sites and one of the Seven Wonders of the Modern World. It is divided into eight regions and travels through desert, canyons, mountains and oases following the routes […]


15th March 2023

Doctors in Texas have been astounded by what appears to be a rescue call from the womb! Leah McBride knew that she was expecting twin girls and that one was smaller than the other. So when Poppy’s heart rate began to waver at just under 32 weeks, doctors decided to intervene and deliver the twins. […]

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