I am so thrilled that Titicaca Gourmet has been accepted as a producer in the USAID PRA Program!
What is Titicaca Gourmet?
Titicaca Gourmet is one of many Peruvian businesses I work with under the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer Program. Titicaca Gourmet markets amazing organic and natural Andean grains, such as red quinoa, white quinoa and cañihua, helping create incomes for hundreds of small farmers in the Puno region of Perú. The grains are tasty and super nutricious, the packaging is… Continue
Added by Tara Sabre on November 30, 2010 at 12:55 —
In Part 1 of Benevity’s take on the Edelman goodpurpose® 2010 study, we shared a conversation with Mitch Markson, Chief Creative Officer of Edelman and founder of Edelman goodpurpose. Now in Part 2, our attention turns to helping companies make the rubber hit the road to drive forward innovative, high-engagement cause marketing and corporate philanthropy programs that leverage the data. We call it From Report to Real Business: How to take Action. Read on.
THERE seems to be light at the end of the tunnel in efforts to solve housing problems, following introduction of a new low cost housing technology which enables a house to be built in just a few days.
“The solution to low cost housing may very well be closer than we might have thought, thanks to Moladi technology which creates a quality structure within a very short time,” the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Moladi technology,… Continue
November 23/Paris/-Jean Joaillerie launches “ Currency Trader”- A collection of bespoke jean accessories for Wall Street traders featuring 5 pieces for the holiday gift season : “Go Long”,”Go Short”,”Day Trader” and 2 limited edition pieces featuring the coveted gold French “Médaille de Travail”and the silver french”Médaille Collective”.
All of the pieces are made by hand using antique coins from all over Europe found at the brocante and antique markets in France. In addition to the… Continue
Added by Jan Roberts on November 23, 2010 at 14:00 —
I have been attending the Transition International Conference in Edinburgh and I would like to share with you the inspiring talk of the social activist Alaistar MacIntosh, author of the book "Soil and Soul".
I am using Posterious, a blogging system that allows users to send posts to different platforms (wordpress, Drupal, YouTube, etc) just by one click. I have linked my blog in Posterous with this blog in Ning. (I have deleted all the not relevant posts by I apologize in… Continue
While microlending continues to grow in popularity, microinsurance hasn’t garnered the same popular support. Why??
The reason for this has nothing to do with the relative merits of either financial service as a tool of economic empowerment –surely, if one is offered a loan from a bank, one should also be able to access other financial services.
Many people don’t have loans from a bank at the moment – but we… Continue
Added by Nita Nehru on November 19, 2010 at 22:47 —
Introduction to Humanities and Sciences
A Biblical Worldview Course
One of the main aims in this course is to break the ‘sacred and secular’ dichotomy that exists in our minds as Christians and as a church. The separation of 'Sacred and Secular' stems from the thought life of people. How they think determines how they act.
When God created the world, nothing was outside of His creation. This is important to see because of the human tendency to separate… Continue
This is a challenging but rewarding time to work in South Sudan. Tearfund seeks a courageous, experienced leader to guide their programme through the potentially volatile period following the January 2011 referendum on independence.
Tearfund’s disaster management team has been working in South Sudan since 1998, and currently provides humanitarian assistance to over 400,000 beneficiaries in remote areas of Jonglei, Bahr el Ghazal, and Upper Nile states. These areas were severely… Continue
Added by Maria Laguna on November 18, 2010 at 14:30 —
Join us and be a part of it…
…if you want to overcome poverty and injustice by encouraging children to claim their rights.
For over 70 years Plan has been working with the world’s poorest children, families and communities. Today, child centred community development is at the heart of our programmes with 11million children in 48 developing countries.
We are growing and are looking for talented individuals… Continue
PRESS RELEASE: Nairobi, 3 November 2010 – A novel solar device that turns waste heat into electricity in rural China, a Ugandan business that manufactures stationary from agricultural waste, a bamboo bicycle project in Ghana and a female-run business in South Africa making a hand-held laundry device that saves water are among the 30 winners of the 2010 SEED Awards, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) announced today.