Poverty alleviation

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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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Geotourism Challenge Group

Join the Geotourism Challenge Changemakers group to share ideas and opinions about issues impacting destination stewardship and wisely managed tourism.

Hear about best practices, identify solutions to key challenges, and link to resources that may help you overcome obstacles and succeed as a changemaker in geotourism. Each week will focus on a specific issue; join the dialogue now and tell your story.

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TRINE

for profit

TRINE eliminates energy poverty, using a crowdinvesting platform to finance profitable solar energy projects for remote communities in emerging countries.

Driving Spirit

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Driving Spirit is an organisation working within the poverty-striken area of Phillipi Township. We are currently building a kindergarten in the township, and we are planning future projects to generate work opportunities for the people of Philippi.

 

FLED

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

Activities & initiative to spread financial literacy & entrepreneurial development, activities for youth and children. Our focus will remain towards spreading awareness of financial literacy and the importance of entrepreneurship.

 

Gnemema

for profit

Gnemema est une marque de vêtements et d'accessoires africains tradi-moderne.Nous faisons la promotion de nos tissus locaux avec une touche moderne.Ce qui signifie que nous sommes en collaboration avec les femmes des villages pour la teinture et le tissage des pagnes.

HackerNest Unite

nonprofit/ngo/citizen sector

HackerNest Unite is a directory & community portal to connect all the disparate factions of a city's tech ecosystem - jobs, events, classes, news, etc. - in one place. The first place to look for everything tech in a city. Our mission: local economic development through technology.

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