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Welcoming Joleen Ong as NTEN's new Marketing and Publications Director

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Her passion stems from her field work in Costa Rica, where she researched the social impact of banana workers while running a small cafe with her husband. Joleen''s roots are in campus organizing, and has led numerous successful campaigns to increase responsible procurement with Fair Trade.

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Fish Tale Has DNA Hook

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Dan Janzen has continued to explore the power of DNA-barcoding, plus regular taxonomy, coupled with some extraordinary field-sampling (ecological forensic science) in Guanacaste National Park in Costa Rica, to probe the hidden diversity lurking beneath the surface of morphospecies - "Extreme diversity of tropical parasitoid wasps exposed by iterative (..)

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The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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Look inside to learn the story behind the cover portrait, a tribute to Juanita Baltodano, President of the APPTA Fair Trade cacao and banana cooperative in Costa Rica. We’re proud to welcome new Editorial Committee members, and introduce Ashley Paulisick, the artist behind the cover painting.

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Welcoming Joleen Ong as NTEN's new Marketing and Publications Director

NTEN

Her passion stems from her field work in Costa Rica, where she researched the social impact of banana workers while running a small cafe with her husband. Joleen''s roots are in campus organizing, and has led numerous successful campaigns to increase responsible procurement with Fair Trade.

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Meet the Nonprofit Hero Behind the Hardware: Charles Brennick

Tech Soup

He subsequently worked as an ecotourism developer in Costa Rica. Charles got interested in this type of charitable work while he served in the Peace Corps in Paraguay in the early 1990s. He saw firsthand the benefits that access to technology, especially computers and the Internet, have for remote organizations with limited resources.

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Traveling Postcards: Interview with Founder, Caroline Lovell

Have Fun - Do Good

Several years ago, I had an opportunity to travel to Costa Rica with a group of artists. What started out as a personal art project has grown into a global community project that has created over 800 handmade cards carrying voices to and from the Congo, Rwanda, Uganda, Costa Rica, Niger, Namibia, America, Haiti and Afghanistan.

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Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

Tech Soup

Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Chepe in San Jose, Costa Rica. So give your local organizer a hug next time you see them! Newest Net2Local Groups. We’re a global movement with chapters in 20 countries. NetSquared Manila in the Philippines. NetSquared Honduras in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.