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PeaceKeeper’Cause-Metics is an enterprising philanthropic brand… Continue
Added by 3BL Media on November 30, 2009 at 8:47pm —
"Every day, women around the world living on less than $1 a day combine ingenuity, creativity and hard work to make ends meet. Now is your chance to show your own ingenuity, and have the chance to win a trip overseas for you and a guest to be a part of Grameen Foundation’s innovative delivery of microfinance and technology services to the world’s poorest.
The Ingenuity Fund Challenge is a way for you to make an impact on ending the cycle of poverty faced by millions around the world… Continue
Added by Alex Simon on November 25, 2009 at 1:18pm —
One Human Project is excited to announce Resort Watchers has committed to giving 5% of yearly earnings to Microfinance Projects around the globe. Resort Watchers is owned by our Founder Jerry R. Reynolds and is leading the way in socially responsible business. As the new year comes, One Human Project will actively seek all levels of business to join in this effort to help build the infrastructure developing nations so desperately need.
We are proud of the efforts in the microfinance… Continue
Microfinance is the vehicle that creates infrastructure. In my view, the reason the world has been so limited in its ability to alter the course of poverty is because solutions assume a basic foundation is in place. Microfinance groups are the builders of that foundation. What makes it so special to me is, it’s the people of these poor nations doing the work with direction and resources. We are giving people a vested interest in their future, energizing everyday leaders in communities to lead,… Continue
11th Post Graduate in Development Management (2010-2012)
Last Date for Application Submission: 15th January 2010
The Tata-Dhan Academy is currently accepting applications for the 11th Programme in Development Management. Applications should be submitted on or before 15th January 2010. The Development Management Admission Test (DMAT) will be conducted on 31st January… Continue
Added by Narendran on November 17, 2009 at 1:16pm —
Join us as 150 Millennials in Chicago and thousands more on the Web will gather to discuss, debate and act on timely topics and ideas on civic engagement and public policy at the Mobilize.org Democracy 2.0 Grant Summit Exploring the Millennial Generation’s ROI. BusinessBoomer will provide live and interactive webcasts from Tuesday, November 17th to Friday, November 20th.
[EMBED, ENCOURAGE, EMPOWER]
Embed the BusinessBoomer Livestream player on your organization’s site for… Continue
The first adidas non-profit shoe will be made for the Bangladesh. The concept, which was suggested to Adidas by Nobel Peace Prize Winner Mohammed Yunnis, is for adidas to produce and distribute this shoe for 1 euro. However, the company says they have made no decisions on pricing yet.
Is social business going mainstream? Do you think this is a sincere project on the part of adidas or do you see this as a marketing gimmick?
I recently had the honor of chairing an event – on behalf of the The Chiapas Project Junior Committee-- for one of my heroes; Sam Daley-Harris.
In such a short period of time, I learned so much from a remarkable man who truly embodies the power of one. In order to capture this special moment, Dallas Social Venture Partners sponsored an exclusive 18-minute podcast for Mr. Daley-Harris with myself as guest host. Now you can see for yourself why this man received a standing ovation that… Continue
Here is a list of the 50 Top Microfinance Institutions published by Forbes magazine. They published the list in 07 but it is still quite an interesting list to look at. I bet you have never heard of some of them.
I came across this new movie while browsing through twitter this afternoon. It looks like a movie that should make you think and will probably lead to some interesting discussion. Here is the synopsis of the movie that I got from the End Of Poverty? website.
Global poverty did not just happen. It began with military conquest, slavery and colonization that… Continue
Added by Chris Becker on November 12, 2009 at 1:30am —