Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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For example, you could be Eni, a mother of 9 in Tanzania; you might be Ken, a struggling carpenter in the Republic of Vanuatu; or you could be Manu, the mayor of a Peruvian town. Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization? Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Oxfam Uses Text Messages to Turn a Powerful Event into an Ongoing Commitment

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For example, you could be Eni, a mother of 9 in Tanzania; you might be Ken, a struggling carpenter in the Republic of Vanuatu; or you could be Manu, the mayor of a Peruvian town. Challenge: How do you connect attendees of a local event with an international organization? Oxfam is a global movement of people working together to end the injustice of poverty.

Colombia is the 2nd Happiest Place for the Planet

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Vanuatu 2. According to Ode Magazine , The Happy Planet Index , a project of the New Economics Foundation , ranks Colombia as the 2nd happiest place for the planet. The HPI is calculated by adding the country's life expectancy with its life satisfaction divided by its ecological footprint. The top ranked countries were: 1. Colombia 3. Costa Rica 4. Dominica 5. Panama 6. Cuba 7. Honduras 8. Guatemala 9. El Salvador 10.