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UpEnergy: cool for-profit social enterprise

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They are already active in Africa and Latin America, in countries like Uganda, Rwanda, Liberia, El Salvador, Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. The rise of for-profit social enterprises has been quite exciting. Evan Haigler is a social entrepreneur I've known for years. Lately Evan's been talking about how to expand their impact even more.

Announcing… 31 New Favorite Nonprofits for 2013!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The American Nicaraguan Foundation is a nonprofit that provides basic needs and tools for people to help stop poverty in Nicaragua. banner.

nfp 2.0 » More than just the bacon

Rebooting Charity

When my wife explained to Nelly that the pigs were going to live in Nicaragua, she chirped back, “Mami, can we go and visit them there?&#

Students Flock to Microfinance to Learn Real World Skills - NAM

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Now, a co-ed can go online and donate to a poor entrepreneur in Nicaragua with the click of a mouse.The Internet has spiked awareness of Students Flock to Microfinance to Learn Real World Skills - NAM: "PALO ALTO, Calif. Charity was once very localized.

I just made an educational microloan!

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This weekend, I made my first educational microloan, to Claudia Belén García Royz of Nicaragua, who is studying to be an industrial engineer. As someone with three kids in college, I'm used to the idea of educational loans. My kids are borrowing money; I'm borrowing money. It's the American way of higher education! Outside the U.S.,

Go Holiday Shopping with Your Global Girlfriend

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The creators of Global Girlfriend's merchandise come from all over the world: Brazil, Ethiopia, India, Indonesia, Nepal, Nicaragua, South Africa, Thailand, the United States and Vietnam. According to a recent article in Muncie, Indiana's Star Press , "the National Retail Federation expects the average consumer to spend $791.10 last year."

Global Engagment Summit: A Light of Hope in a Gray Year

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Salud del Sol's mission is to, "provide communities in Nicaragua with the opportunity to improve their own healthcare systems while supporting sustainable development that creates jobs for members of these communities." Wellesley College student, Catlin Powers , is the co-founder of One Earth Designs. and business skills.

Fair Trade Certified: An Interview with Paul Rice of TransFair USA

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Instead, I stayed for eleven years and lived in Nicaragua through the Contra War and worked with farmers and with co-ops during that time.

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause

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Witness for Peace has a blog for their team in Mexico and for their team in Nicaragua to report back on their work there. So here it goes.10