Friday, November 18, 2016

World Toilet Day is Nov. 19th

'Hail to the Blair Toilet' - November 19 is World Toilet Day. 
Tomorrow, Nov. 19,  is World Toilet Day. Time to take action and reach out to the 2.4 billion people living without a toilet.  Focus on how sanitation, or the lack of it, can impact people’s livelihoods. Click here to learn more.

Tuesday, November 01, 2016

The Resilience Age

Resilience, according the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, is "the ability to become strong, healthy or successful after something bad happens."
But what does a resilient city look like? Click Here to watch an incredible, thought-provoking video pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Love to Change the World?

Duncan Green's new book, How Change Happens, will be released on Oct. 27th. He's uniquely qualified to "write a book that can provide sophisticated theories of social change, while providing practical advice to activists". Click here to pre-order your copy.

Monday, October 10, 2016

If Africa Had 100 Citizens

Afrobarometer, a research network, has analyze data gathered from 37 African Nations.
Click Here to view their newest video - If Africa Had 100 Citizens.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Edible Drones

Rethink Food Distribution - Pouncer, the Edible Drone 
Humanitarian aid is  changing. Click here to read more about Pouncer - the edible food distribution drone.

Monday, August 29, 2016

Fighting Global Poverty

Achieving Global Impact. That's a challenge and the goal of upcoming Inside NGO conference in Nairobi, Kenya. But is another meeting of experts really the solution?

Not according to William Easterly. In his recent book, The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators, and the Forgotten Rights of the Poor, he traces the history of the fight against global poverty. How tactics have trampled the individual freedom of the world's poor, suppressing a vital debate about an alternative approach to solving poverty; freedom.

The currently disputed 500-ton US peanut donation to Haiti is just one example of humanitarian aid that could actually undermine the economy of the nation it aims to help. Click here to learn more.