Good News in History, June 22 – Good News Network

Good News in History, June 22 – Good News Network

On this day 10 years ago, Rotary International wrapped up its four-year Kick Polio Out of Africa campaign, after contributing hundreds of millions of dollars and deploying countless volunteers. The effort eradicated 99% of the disease across the continent. Nigeria, the last stronghold for the virus, finally reached three years … Read more

Good News on This Day in History – May 17

Good News on This Day in History – May 17

50 years ago today, Thor Heyerdahl the Norwegian adventurer and researcher set sail from Africa on a papyrus reed boat to sail across the Atlantic Ocean. The boat, Ra II, was modeled after the ancient Egyptian design to demonstrate the possibility that widely separated cultures of ancient peoples could have … Read more