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Margreet Groot: Empower a Woman and a Whole Cocoa Community will Thrive

Image: Women’s group leader and cocoa farmer Gladys from Ghana

By Margreet Groot, Lead Communication Strategist and Budget Manager,…

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Added by member on September 12, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments

Supporting Corporate Social Innovation to Bring Mobile Services to Smallholder Farmers: An Interview with Tegan Palmer, mAgri program, GSMA

Interview with Tegan Palmer, Business Intelligence Manager, mAgri program, GSMA.…

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Added by member on September 12, 2017 at 13:30 — No Comments

2018 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award – Putting renewables to work in low income communities

The Swiss Re Foundation 2018 Entrepreneurs for Resilience Award – Putting renewables to work in low income communities is open for applications.

The 2018 award focuses on market-based approaches that tackle barriers to successful adoption of renewable energies in low-income communities. The following technologies are in scope: improved cook stoves, solar lanterns, solar home systems, decentralised grids, productive use equipment, mini wind turbines, biogas…

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Added by Paulo Rodrigues on September 11, 2017 at 15:57 — No Comments

How to Get More Volunteers at Your Nonprofit Health Company

Volunteers tend to make up the core of nonprofit staff. Attracting and retaining dedicated volunteers, however, can be much easier said than done. Having a strong crop of volunteers can help your nonprofit get a lot done at a fraction of the price and expand your…

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Added by Dixie Somers on September 7, 2017 at 23:26 — No Comments

Anne Stewart: Equipping Entrepreneurs to End the Water Crisis

Image: Jibu

By Anne Stewart, Relationship Manager, Jibu…

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Added by Anne Stewart on September 5, 2017 at 17:30 — No Comments

Regina Baiden: Women’s Financial Inclusion in West Africa: From Policy to Practice

Image: Eunice Quanioo, a savings group member in central Ghana…

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Gerry Boyle: An ILO Convention on Gender Based Violence in the Workplace

By Gerry Boyle, Senior Policy Adviser, CARE International UK

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Hilary Hamm: Driving Inclusivity in African Agriculture

By Hilary Hamm, Social Impact Coordinator, Concordia…

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Hester Le Roux: Translating the UN High Level Panel on Women’s Economic Empowerment into Action

By Hester Le Roux, Challenge Director, Business Fights Poverty…

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Added by member on September 4, 2017 at 15:30 — No Comments


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Rethinking Collaboration: Collaboration in Action

On July 10 and 11, over 300 people came together for our annual flagship event, Business Fights Poverty Oxford 2017 at Saïd Business School, University of…

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Added by Zahid Torres-Rahman on August 28, 2017 at 19:30 — No Comments

Local community driven initiatives-2 - Building Warehouse, Cold Storage etc by united effort of local people: can change the food production scenario

In every year there are huge production of crops and vegetables in many countries. Developed countries utilize all of their production, but it is difficult for the developing and underdeveloped countries. Poor economy, lack of proper planning, corruptions, waste of…

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Added by Suman Chowdhury (Mony) on August 25, 2017 at 9:31 — No Comments

Miranda Barham: Financial Education for Girls: Breaking Cycles of Poverty

Image: Plan International

By Miranda Barham, WAM Steering Committee…



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Added by member on August 24, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

Frauke Joosten Veglio: Ending AIDS is Everyone’s Business

By Frauke Joosten Veglio, Advisor, Public-private Partnerships, UNAIDS

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Added by Frauke Joosten Veglio on August 23, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

5 Ways to Spread the Word of Your Company's Charity Fundraiser

Fundraisers are a fantastic way to help your favorite charity. As fun as they can be, however, fundraisers are also a lot of work. If the fundraiser isn't successful, it can leave you and your company with a downtrodden morale. There are ways to prevent this from…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 23, 2017 at 20:34 — No Comments

Fiona Jarden: Empowering Women in the Economy: Major Event for Business Leaders and Global Experts, London 6 Sept 2017

By Fiona Jarden, Policy and Advocacy Advisor, Financial Inclusion, CARE International UK…



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Added by member on August 21, 2017 at 15:00 — No Comments


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Kathryn Taetzsch: Investing in Frontier Markets of Fragile Contexts: A New Way of Working with SMEs to Tackle the Refugee Crisis



By Kathryn Taetzsch, Senior Relief Coordinator & Private Sector Engagement Lead, Global Humanitarian Operations, World Vision International…

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Added by Kathryn Taetzsch on August 15, 2017 at 10:00 — No Comments


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Communities as catalysts for girls' education

The photography exhibition launched as part of the 2015 European Week of Action for girls was powerful in depicting how girls living in poverty are less likely to have access to good quality education, more likely to be out of school than boys, and often have to walk for several kilometres each…

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Added by Anh-Dai Lu on August 10, 2017 at 14:30 — No Comments

Enabling Youth Entrepreneurship in West Africa: An Interview with Isaac Aggrey



An Interview with Isaac Aggrey, CEO, African Social Entrepreneurs Network…

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Added by member on August 9, 2017 at 18:00 — No Comments

5 Important Ways to Market Your Nonprofit Organization

There are currently over 1.5 million nonprofit organizations in the U.S., and somewhere between 45,000 and 65,000 new nonprofits are formed each year. While nonprofits do not seem to fail at the same rate as for-profit small businesses, the first few years in the…

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Added by Dixie Somers on August 8, 2017 at 21:30 — No Comments

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