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Ka-Mer

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Nebahat Akkoc launched KA-MER, an organization that responds to women's critical needs and increases awareness their rights as citizens, wives,and mothers through providing a range of services, including legal and psychological counselling, human rights education, and child-care.

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Gyan Lab (ADD-on-GYAN)

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ADD-on-GYAN Educational Services Pvt. Ltd is a venture established in order to reduce the many problems present in the Indian Education Sector and bridge the widening gap between theoretical and practical education in India. We began operations as a Start-up Company at Manipal University - Technology Business Incubator on 20th January and registered as a Private Limited company in July, 2011.

Roots of Empathy

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Roots of Empathy is an evidence-based classroom programme that has shown a dramatic effect in reducing levels of aggression among schoolchildren by raising social and emotional competence and increasing empathy. Developing emotional literacy, the ability to recognise and understand emotion in oneself and others, is at the core of Roots of Empathy. During the programme, schoolchildren are introduced to strategies for effectively recognising and responding to their emotions and the emotions of others.

Partnering for Excellence: Innovations in Science + Technology + Engineering + Math (STEM) Education

Winners Announced!

Carnegie Corporation of New York, Opportunity Equation, and Ashoka Changemakers launched the Partnering for Excellence collaborative competition to find innovative approaches to inspiring STEM-rich learning in our classrooms by connecting students with STEM professionals.

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GMO Risk or Rescue Group: Helping Consumers Decide

When it comes to genetic food engineering, claims are often made about farmers ability and interest to adapt. And how about vitamin-rich rice? ... Are these realities or misrepresentations? Tell us what you think here

[Also check out our GMO Risk or Rescue competition. Share your idea or initiative to get noticed and to be eligible for various  prizes. Submit your entry by October 21, 2009.]

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