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Neil Gaiman’s “Modest Proposal” for Halloween

October 26, 2010 – 9:45 am
Neil Gaiman

Halloween is coming up next weekend, and some folks are thinking beyond trick-or-treating and costumes and coming up with new traditions. Last Saturday, author Neil Gaiman (Coraline, American Gods) posted a “Modest Proposal” for his …

AIDG

October 25, 2010 – 10:07 am
AIDG

Appropriate Infrastructure Development Group, or AIDG, is a different kind of NGO. AIDG understands that not every community is created the same way. Many communities are facing similar problems like access to electricity, clean water, …

Kalabante School and Artcirq

October 21, 2010 – 12:08 pm

What could a group of Inuit teenagers possibly have in common with impoverished children of Guinea, West Africa? As it turns out, people from all corners of the world all love the circus.
Cirque Eloise acrobats …

Caleb’s Hope

October 20, 2010 – 12:47 pm
Holly Dignard

In Northern Uganda, women and children are ostracized and left to die by their communities because they carry the stigma of being a former child soldier and being HIV-positive. Caleb’s Hope has made it their …

Hour Children

October 18, 2010 – 10:52 am
Hour Children

Serving time in prison is a hardship, and for mothers, serving time comes with numerous other complications. They want to stay close to their children, and they need to stay clean, speak with social workers …

The Girl Effect

October 15, 2010 – 2:39 pm

The Girl Effect believes that investing in girls benefits an entire community not just for this generation but for generations to come. They first made waves in 2008 for their animated video “The Girl Effect,” …