Monthly Archives: October 2009

Bilbao…Spain’s best kept secret!

Upon arriving into Bilbao I was blown away by the size and grandeur of this seemingly small town. With the Bilbao River weaving through the different sectors, old buildings of Casco Viejo (the old town) giving contrast to the new … Continue reading

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Happy Hands Foundation – Volunteers Needed!

I am including with this post, details  by the Happy Hands Foundation, an organization working towards empowerment of craftmen and artisians,  seeking volunteers for various jobs in Research and Development, Communcations and Event management. Please do have a look Contributed by: … Continue reading

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A Billion for a Billion

Within a year a billion people will day from starvation. The World Food Program is the world’s largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger worldwide. In 2009 WFP aim to reach more than 100 million people with food assistance in 74 countries. … Continue reading

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Acumen Fund Fellowship

APPLICATIONS FOR THE ACUMEN FUND FELLOWS: Class of 2011 are now open!! Click here to know more!https://acumenfund.tms.hrdepartment.com/cgi-bin/a/highlightjob.cgi?jobid=4&lcid=en-US  Contributed By: Mahesh Nayak, India

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Rassundari Dasi – “Amar Jiban”

RASSUNDARI DASI  “AMAR JIBAN: Review of a very inspiring and motivating book “Amar Jiban” , tracing the life of the first full length autobiographical writer in Bengal -Rassundari Dasi. http://banglapedia.search.com.bd/HT/D_0051.htm Dasi, Rassundari (c 1809-?) a self-taught woman to leave behind an … Continue reading

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The Utopian Ideal of Health Care

The Utopian Ideal of a National Health Care System is nothing new. Isn’t it obvious, many ask, that government can supply medical care more fairly and less expensively than the selfish profit-oriented free market we have today? What can or … Continue reading

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Global Warming: What We Can Do About It

A very comprehensible and interesting link on what we can do about Global Warming and Climate changes. We need to realise that change first begins with us, so the moment we put our foot forward, others would follow Please do … Continue reading

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Bill Drayton on Expansion of Social Engineers

Bill Drayton explains to Margaret Brennan at Bloomberg on how Social Entrepreneurs bring together social systems and business systems to create one social business system.  Business and social taking the strengths of each other.  Very interesting to see how Social … Continue reading

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BIGWARDROBE.COM

Bigwardrobe.com is the world’s largest fashion recycling website. Its a very creative concept and a very innovative and different social enterprise. As Marie Claire reported “It’s everything we want to be right now – ethical, environmentally friendly and fabulous!” http://www.bigwardrobe.com/ … Continue reading

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CHANGEMAKERS: Explaining the life of a Social Entrepreneur

If I were to ask you, “Whose responsibility should it be to take care of each other?” Should our governments be responsible for its citizens? Can the government be trusted to care of its people? Does our government know how … Continue reading

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