Tag 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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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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Coke’s work to reduce child mortality in Africa

By Dian Hasan | October 6, 2010 You can buy a Coca-Cola virtually anywhere in developing countries but in these same places 1 in 5 children die before their 5th birthday from simple, preventable causes like dehydration from diarrhoea. ~ … Continue reading

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Because Water Matters

By Dian Hasan | September 28, 2010 “Water is the source of life.” That’s a given that we all know. And we also know that countless (make that billions!) of people today still don’t have access to clean water. And … Continue reading

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Alleviating poverty ~ one pair of shoes at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 Sometimes the inspiration to a higher calling, can stem from such simple daily objects, or from one’s own personal tragedy. But as stories like these will demonstrate, it is people like this – … Continue reading

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Alleviating poverty ~ one basket at a time

By Dian Hasan | September 7, 2010 Sometimes the inspiration to a higher calling, can come from seemingly random daily matters, or from one’s own personal tragedy. But as stories like these will demonstrate, there exists a coterie of people … Continue reading

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