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Defining Root Problems, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[5 Jun 2009 | One Comment | ]

Throughout the world, millions of people are alone. Some are alone as a result of mistakes made in the past. Some are alone as the result of mistakes made by others. Some are alone because that is their destiny. It is a destiny of opportunity.

Eyes of Children, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[1 Jun 2009 | No Comment | ]

We all have gifts and talents and opportunities- even when there are tremendous obstacles in our way.   It is possible for every one to make a difference-  for themselves and for a more beautiful world.  Sometimes that is as simple as a smile to someone.  Sometimes that smile achieves a difference larger than could be imagined.   Enjoy this video about children who have impaired hearing, as they learn the art of mime.  It is a project done by the World Mime Organization and supported by the Ministry of Social Affairs …

Eyes of Children, Many Forms of Slavery, Social Entreprenurialism »

[23 Apr 2009 | 3 Comments | ]

 There are eyes of children looking up from sewer grates in Addis Ababa, the capitol city of Ethiopia.  They are not just street children- they are underground children.  They have made their homes in the sewage piping and filthy underground caverns below the city.  They live in dirty tunnels, sewers, caverns and drain holes for the septic waste system, under city streets where thousands walk over them every day without “seeing” them.  The world needs to know this. 

Who will help them?  Can I?
How can we go about our days eating plenty, choosing more expensive clothes than …

Defining Root Problems, Global Creativity, Heroes, Social Entreprenurialism »

[23 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

It’s like harmony in our world symphony when needs, ideas, talents and resources come together across cultures! 
 In Africa, where women had to carry water bottles on their heads for miles to bring the water back to the village, an engineer/social entrepreneur  from another country had a GREAT idea that the African villagers put into action!     The idea:  A water pump constructed as a merry-go-round for the village children.  When the children spin on the merry-go-round, the pump automatically pumps out water!   (Check out the CLICK HERE TO SEE THE VIDEO pics of …

Defining Root Problems, Global Creativity, Social Entreprenurialism »

[22 Apr 2009 | One Comment | ]

Imagine the zest, energy, creativity and business acumen of entrepreneurs applied to social issues. Social Entrepreneurs seek to achieve positive change on a large- even global- scale. But what exactly is Social Entrepreneurialism? Differing understanding of the meaning of words is a much overlooked root cause of dissension in our world. We can creep along ignoring our differences in use of language and perceived meaning with only minor irritations bubbling, but the inevitable result of differing interpretations of words and terms is a full scale eruption of dispute at an inopportune moment.

Global Creativity, Social Entreprenurialism »

[22 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

TACTICS OF HOPE
Watch this video to learn how you can become a social entrepreneur and make a difference…

Eyes of Children, Social Entreprenurialism »

[16 Apr 2009 | No Comment | ]

You are Invited to the 2009 Spring Concert of Hope!

A BENEFIT CONCERT BEING HELD FOR AMERICAN AND IRAQI CHILDREN WHOSE LIVES HAVE BEEN IMPACTED BY THE IRAQI WAR. JOIN US FOR A COMMUNITY CELEBRATION OF MUSIC, HEALING AND HOPE.

Earning Money in a Global World, Economic Opportunity, Social Entreprenurialism »

[11 Apr 2009 | 2 Comments | ]

In third world countries, it is the natural response of international humanitarian workers to want to increase the pay of impoverished local workers as much as possible. Compassion kicks into action when confronted by the harsh realities of families of ten subsisting on the equivalent of two U.S. dollars a day.  The individual in a position able to provide a pay raise feels compelled to do so.  Aid workers have learned the hard way, though, of the unintended consequences of such actions.
When groups of local persons working for international …