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Kandahar Treasure

December 8, 2010 – 3:00 pm
kandahar treasure

Rangina Hamidi founded Kandahar Treasure in 2003 with a group of 25 women from the Kandahar area. It started out as a non -profit project of the Afghans for Civil Society and has expanded to over …

Harris Polls: Americans Donating Less, Volunteering More

November 9, 2010 – 12:01 pm
Harris Polls-Action Taken pie chart

Last week, Harris Polls published their most recent survey of American donations and volunteer work. They surveyed 2,620 adults across the country and asked questions about what causes are most important to them personally, their …

Root Capital

November 8, 2010 – 10:50 am
Root Capital

In Latin America and Africa, Root Capital is providing loans to small businesses and Fair Trade products to socially-minded consumers.
From coffee and honey in Tanzania to cotton and timber in Peru, Root Capital invests in …

Plastic Pollution Coalition

November 5, 2010 – 9:53 am
Plastic Pollution Coalition

The Plastic Pollution Coalition knows that fighting plastic pollution means more than just recycling.
The truth is that ninety-three percent of plastics in the United States end up in landfills despite recycling and cash redemption programs, …

CHF International

November 5, 2010 – 7:29 am
CHF International

CHF International was started in 1952 to provide low-income housing in the United States, but its mission and influence has long since moved past strictly housing in the United States to encompass health care, emergency …

The Best of Eco-Tourism

November 2, 2010 – 3:49 pm
Safari in Kenya

According to the World Travel & Tourism Council, travel and tourism accounts for more than 230 million jobs worldwide, and it is the principle export for the world’s developing countries. Eco-tourism seeks to turn tourism …