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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 …

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 …


October 25, 2010 – 10:07 am

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, …

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 …


October 15, 2010 – 4:06 pm

The Journal of Visualized Experiments, or JoVE, is an online peer reviewed medical journal that allows medical professionals around the world to share their research through video. By recording and sharing medical research by video, …