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The Nature Conservancy Runs New Project to Restore the Gulf Coast
Nature Conservancy

GulfCorps, a new $7 million project run by The Nature Conservancy, works to help the battered Gulf Coast and the young people whose lives depend on it. GulfCorps members work together in the outdoors gaining skills, discipline, and resilience that leads to successful careers while…

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How Video-Based Learning is Changing Farming in Uganda
Opportunity International

Opportunity International’s innovative, video-based farmer education pilot program in collaboration with research partner The Hanns R Neumann (HRNS) Foundation has showed strong preliminary results in Uganda. The GAP (Good Agricultural Practices) video pilot was introduced as an innovative way to address knowledge and adoption gaps,…

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From Kenya to Indonesia, Microfinancing Through Water.org Empowers Lives
Water.org

Water.org is seeing great success in challenging the traditional charity model by empowering women and families through small, affordable loans. Water.org’s WaterCredit program enables people to generate income by creating their own micro-businesses and long-term solutions to help millions solve their water crisis. Learn More

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7 Sustainable Projects To Build on in 2019 and Into The Future
Nature Conservancy

A new body of research led by the Nature Conservancy proves that in order to achieve a sustainable future, it is imperative to build upon important projects started in 2018. Among these sustainable milestones reached this past year included a $1 billion Wyss Campaign for…

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This Woman in Kenya Is Tackling Water Scarcity First Hand
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Beth Koigi, a technology and community development specialist from Kiambu County, is the CEO and founder of Majik Water. Majik Water utilizes a technology with silica gels that draw water from the air with solar energy and can currently generate 10 liters of water per…

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This Program in Rwanda Helps Female Entrepreneurs Thrive
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Patience Murungi is the leader of the Kula Fellowship program in Rwanda where women can receive industry training, learn life and leadership skills, and have the opportunity for business investment. One member is an entrepreneur learning how to take her coffee business to a new…

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These Female Leaders Are Driving Sustainability for the UN Foundation
United Nations Foundation

Last week the UN Foundation gathered four trailblazing women from different sectors to discuss how we can address the persistent barriers to gains that gender equality and sustainability promise. Key takeaways included how women are in the driver’s seat for sustainable development and climate action…

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Local School in Rwanda Receives EduFinance Award for Quality Performance
Jean d'Amour Mbonyinshuti

Opportunity International has honored the Busy Bees Foundation School, located in a local sector in the Gasabo District in Rwanda, as winners of a continental quality education competition. According to Renee McAlpin, the African Coordinator for Education Quality at Opportunity International, the school exhibited an…

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