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Social Development
Improve your project's sustainability
380_213931772_3.jpgIn the July 2013 edition of Rotary Leaders a video article by author and microcredit expert Marilyn Fitzgerald stands out because of its clarity on sustainability. It is true that having a 20 year donor is not the same as creating a sustainable program. Leadership from all participants -...454 days ago by RAGM, Category: Social Development
Book review - Ripples From The Zambezi by Ernesto Siroli
371_923852019_3.jpgIn the increasingly difficult economic climate to start a business Ernesto Sirolli says, one needs to NOT work alone. Advocates are needed in many walks of life and entrepreneurs are no different. Business people can be talented in producing a tremendous product and capable of generating...479 days ago by RAGM, Category: Social Development
What is sustainability?
Thanks to the video folks at Rotary International and guest appearances by knowledgeable spokespersons like PDG Brad Howard, we have a powerful summary of what it takes to engage a community in their own self help. When the community is sufficiently engaged sponsorships are easier to find...486 days ago by Editor, Category: Social Development
Social Enterprise - Branding & CEOs
367_787418100_3.jpgIf your business interests include growing in the Social Enterprise arena you will want to consider, how the chief architect of the company's change - the CEO - will need to change. Only the CEO can lead the company in the direction of Social Enterprise but it is the employees that must...489 days ago by RAGM, Category: Social Development
Child Haven International is making a difference in the lives of over 1,000 children
319_180118295_3.jpgThere is a force in the universe that causes children to be excited about learning. You can see it in their faces at the Child Haven Orphanage & School. While visiting Kathmandu several Trekkers from the 2012 Rotarian Base Camp Tour visited the Child Haven Orphanage & school to...692 days ago by Editor, Category: Social Development
Nepal Greenhouse Pilot Project Progress Report 1
276_915754689_3.jpgWe kicked off the Nepal greenhouse pilot project in 2 areas, Khumbu and Humla, on 1 July. KHUMBU Our partner in the Khumbu is GERES, an established French NGO who have been successfully building thermal mass greenhouses in Ladakh India for 15...788 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Social Development
Sam Daley-Harris - Poverty, Purpose, Pitfalls, and Redemption
222_460852887_3.jpgSam Daley-Harris is founder of RESULTS, an international citizens' lobby dedicated to creating the political will to end poverty. Daley-Harris is also founder of the Microcredit Summit Campaign which surpassed its initial goal of reaching 100 million of the world's poorest families in...1032 days ago by RAGM, Category: Social Development
Impact investors earn more than good karma
220_460269663_3.jpgCommentary: The majority of social enterprises profit By Thomas Kostigen SANTA MONICA, Calif. (MarketWatch) The majority of small, social enterprises aimed at doing good in the developing world are profitable, according to a new report by the Global Impact Investing...1035 days ago by RAGM, Category: Social Development
Rent-to-Own - Social Enterprise in Zambia
188_133772267_3.jpgMy name is Mark Hemsworth. Four years ago I left cow town to volunteer for Engineers Without Borders.  They placed me with Africa's largest exporter of honey, located in a remote part of Zambia where the average farmer earns less than $.30 a day in cash.  This was doubled through...1096 days ago by CMC-2011, Category: Social Development
Horns of the African dilemma, poverty and illiteracy
178_242740366_3.jpgIn two brief articles, students Sara Joe Wolansky and Nur Nasreen Ibrahim have caught the essence of  rural Africa  and how best to address the two horns of the African Dilemma, poverty and illiteracy. Sara wrote , "Opportunity International in Ghana....provides services such as micro...1112 days ago by Editor, Category: Social Development
Winners Rotarian Peace Photo Contest
166_114797115_3.jpgWinners 2009 - 2010 First Place - Elvine Skoretz 2009-2010 It's in your hand... This was Rotary International's theme for the Year 2009. In one of her last months of life I witnessed my blind mother-in-law pass her love by the touch of her hand to her...1135 days ago by Hayley, Category: Social Development
Africa Rising
159_303314367_3.jpgDirected by multi-award winning director Jamie Doran Remember Band Aid, Live Aid and developed countries' determination to 'Feed the World'? Well, we failed. There are more Africans living in extreme poverty today than ever before. Africa Rising...1143 days ago by RotaryGlobal, Category: Social Development
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