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The Veolia Foundation helps autistic children attend school

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The Veolia Foundation has made a grant to the French NGO, Chrysalide, to purchase IT and audio-visual equipment to assist in the integration of 5 autistic children aged 3 to 12 into a school in Biarritz.

Unilever supports recycling initiatives in Ghana

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Unilever Ghana's factory in Tema supports a recycling initiative that reduces waste and provides income for local people.

Corporate charitable partnerships come alive with Five Talents

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Five Talents UK, a microfinance charity, has secured several corporate partnerships which have had a transformative effect.

LifeSpring Hospitals help to achieve Millennium Development Goals in India

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LifeSpring Hospitals, a privately owned company, is increasing access to maternal health care for low-income Indian women in partnership with Business Call to Action, a global initiative that works to motivate businesses to design responsible investments that help to achieve the Millennium...

Transporting the sick and injured to private or government hospitals in ambulances-- 1298 Ambulance service in India

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1298 is the first private ambulance company in India that provides service for all, regardless of income, and is one of just three organized operators in the country.

Pot-in-pot Enterprise: Fridge for the Poor

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In 2000, Mohammed Bah Abba was awarded the Rolex Award for Enterprise for his innovative Pot-in-Pot system to provide affordable, electricity free, refrigeration in arid Nigeria.

Vitmark includes the poor in its value chain.

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Vitmark, a leading beverages producer in Ukraine, includes the poor at various points of its value chain: as suppliers of locally grown quality produce, as employees, and as low-income consumers through the offering of low-price juices.

HSBC and Bandhan help family to purchase rickshaws

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Shukla's husband was a rickshaw puller. He rented a rickshaw for 25 to 30 rupees per day and earned around 2,200 rupees per month. After learning about microfinance loans provided by Bandhan, a microfinance institution, Shukla approached them for a loan of 5,000 rupees which she received.

Tojiksodirotbonk, Tajikistan's third-largest bank lends a hand to cotton farmers

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The agricultural sector in Tajikistan – the cotton sector in particular – is the largest employer and a critical part of the country’s economy. However, its development has been hindered by outdated agribusiness management skills, poor sector organization, and limited access to financial services.

Tinex Supermarket has successful project employing foster Children

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Tinex was founded by Vladimir Todorovich in 1994 in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). It has grown from a single location supermarket with 15 employees and 700m2 to being the country’s second largest chain of supermarkets in terms of revenue.