Category Archives: Humanitarian

What is poverty, really?

This story was first published in Anthropelago Blog, where the author, Max Hasan, who was on a short stint in Jakarta, Indonesia, working with Habitat for Humanity, pondered the question of “what really defines poverty?“. I felt it was appropriate … Continue reading

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Defining Ecotourism

We hear about Ecotourism all the time, it’s the latest catchphrase that everyone around is using at the drop of a hat. But do we really know what it means? According to The International Ecotourism Society (TIES), it goes beyond … Continue reading

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Professionals volunteering pro bono services for a good cause [2]

Video from Taproot Founder Aaron Hurst from Taproot Foundation on Vimeo. I stumbled upon a great non profit organization, Tap Root Foundation, whose core mission is to help provide professional services to other non profit organizations, via Pro Bono Services … Continue reading

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Professionals volunteering pro bono services for a good cause [1]

Taproot’s Approach from Taproot Foundation on Vimeo. I stumbled upon a great non profit organization, Tap Root Foundation, whose core mission is to help provide professional services to other non profit organizations, via Pro Bono Services from Expert Professionals in … Continue reading

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Hear out children speak their voices… it’s their planet we’re borrowing…!

Hello, I’m Severn Suzuki, speaking for ECO, The Environmental Children Organization. We’re a group of 12 and 13 year olds trying to make a difference. Vanessa Suttie, Morgan Geisler, Michelle Quigg, and me. We’ve raised all the money to come … Continue reading

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Fact, Figures, Stats… Reality

By Dian Hasan | September 18, 2010 About 8.4 million children are trapped in slavery, trafficking, debt bondage, prostitution, pornography and other illicit activities. ~ Mechai Viravaidya (Education Philanthropist, Thailand) Source: Qi Global

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Californian launches “4th World Love” to empower communities in Indonesia

By Dian Hasan | October 3, 2009 It’s always commendable when a young person steps out of their comfort zone and goes out of her/his way to help others. Especially it takes place in distant land, where there is a … Continue reading

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