Welcome to Big Issue. By reading and visiting this site right now, you are making a difference. You are educating yourself on big issues in our current climate. If more people were like you, the world would be a better place. Here at Big Issue, you can read up on recent news about global issues such as homelessness, carbon emissions, global warming and climate change, animal welfare, and economic stability.

Do you want to do more? Share the word and tell other people about what we do, so others will be aware of their impact on the earth and what is happening all over the world, in other countries, or sometimes even your own.

If you want to make more of a difference, read up on some of our articles and solutions. This could be animal charities that you want to donate to – we can give you suggestions on that. This might also be ways to reduce your carbon footprint, from modifying your transport options to diet and lifestyle choices. Maybe you are looking for ways to volunteer and contribute to your community.

A lot of the focus at Big Issue revolves around homeless people and those in need of food and/or shelter. If you would like to know about areas nearby in South Africa where you can find a food bank, volunteer at a soup kitchen, or places you want to recycle your unwanted possessions without throwing them out, you’ll find plenty of suggestions on our page. Alternatively, if you don’t find any information on our site, get in touch with suggestions or queries to bring it to our attention. We always love hearing from our readers, and any ways that we can improve and bring useful knowledge to others is well received. We look forward to hearing from you!