Laughing Matters

How Do You Save Rhinos from Being Endangered? Eat Them.

South African comic John Vlismas has made a career out of tipping sacred cows. In this clip, he’s after a much bigger sacred animal: the extremely endangered White Rhino. Does it make sense to care so much about an animal when there’s still so much human suffering in Africa? Vlismas’ answer may surprise you.

Take a Stand

Stand Up Planet showcases life in some of the toughest places on Earth – in parts of India and South Africa – through the lens and experiences of stand-up comics. Is comedy the great connector? Stand Up Planet calls on all of us to stand up – to watch, learn and take action to end global poverty.


…to tell Congress you support U.S. foreign aid to end global poverty. Did you know that the United States spends less than 1 percent of its annual budget to end global poverty? By signing this pledge, you’re inviting us to stay touch and let you know the important moments to tell Congress what you think. (Oxfam America)



…to the organizations you’ve just seen in Stand Up Planet who are working on the ground every day in India and South Africa to change lives, one by one.



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