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How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

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It is mined mainly in Chile and there are also large deposits in Bolivia. I got to talking last week with Kiera Butler of Mother Jones magazine about the best ways to keep the rechargeable batteries in laptops and mobile phones healthy and long-lived. Like all batteries, rechargeable batteries wear out over time. Dell says that a full life span for a garden-variety lithium-ion laptop battery is 18 to 24 months.

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Nancy Jo Craig’s Lifetime Achievement Award In Nonprofit Computer Refurbishment

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After she co-founded the Foundation For Friends of Nature in Bolivia, a million acres of natural habitat were put in to public trust. Each year the International Computer Refurbishers Summit awards a lifetime achievement award.

Ode Magazine : Microjustice: Helping those who are excluded from the legal system

Network-Centric Advocacy

Microteaching, microhealthcare, micromovement building, microvolunteering, microcopyediting, microinternet development, microjobplacement… Really brilliant… When she started Microjustice Bolivia, Van Nispen tot Sevenaer worked with Anne Marie van Swinderen, a microfinance consultant with Triodos Facet , a large microfinance organization associated with Triodos Bank , an ethical financial institution based in the Netherlands.

See3 Celebrates Blog Action Day

See What's Out There

Bloggers, activists and friends gathered at our office to watch The New Silver , a film about a woman in Bolivia who is fighting to build a better life for her family with the help of microcredit.

The Global Fund for Women: An Interview with Kavita Ramdas

Have Fun - Do Good

I think my favorite example of that is a women's group from the highlands of Bolivia who wrote to us maybe seven or eight years ago. "I think there are many different ways in which you define leadership.