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Rural communities in Serbia have IT services provided

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Rural communities in Serbia are confronted with less infrastructure and opportunities, and hence higher levels of poverty. Access to IT facilities and computers/internet in particular remain a major challenge. This prevents people from accessing information such as job vacancies, buying machinery,...

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Rajawali’s Express Taxi: Working with Taxi Drivers as Business Partners in Indonesia

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The 1997 Asian financial crisis created a job vacuum in Indonesia, with companies forced to lay off 1.4 million workers. A decade later, unemployment rates continue to rise and poverty defines the context for Indonesia’s economy, social relations and security. Express Taxi, a subsidiary of the...

Youth Against Disasters

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Youth Against Disasters is a Non Governmental Organization registered in Kenya with the main objective of voluntarily offering services in Disaster Risk Awareness (DRR) to youths and the general public through training and awareness creation. The organization was formed in 2011 by a group of...

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Restaurants Help Romanian Orphans

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After the execution in 1989 of the Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceauşescu and the corresponding fall of the communist government, the world’s press got its first look at the horrendous conditions that Romanian orphans had been living in. Lack of basic care and attention left many of the children...

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The big idea: Creating Shared Value

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How to reinvent capitalism - and unleash a wave of innovation and growth.

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FSG: Elevating job skills worldwide

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The Foundation Strategy Group (FSG) is a nonprofit consulting firm specializing in strategy, evaluation and research.

Second Chance Employment Services (SCES)

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Founded in September 2001 by Dr. Ludy Green, Second Chance Employment Services (SCES) is the only employment agency in the world providing placement services for victims of human trafficking and domestic violence, thereby leading these women to true economic and physical freedom. Second Chance...

COLORS

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COLORS is a social business that provides impoverished people across the world an opportunity to provide for themselves by teaching them creative skills, and also by providing an outlet to sell their hand-made goods. COLORS’ specific goal is to bring social injustices like human trafficking to...

Freeset

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Freeset is a fair trade business that offers employment to women trapped in Kolkota's sex trade. It makes quality jute bags and organic cotton t-shirts, but Freeset's business is freedom. The objective of Freeset is to see the 10,000 sex workers in its neighborhood empowered with the choice of...

Africa Intercultural Development Support Trust

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The Africa Intercultural Development Support Trust is a non-profit organization that is involved in supporting disadvantaged children, youth and vulnerable groups that integrate them in education, entrepreneurship development through technical training solutions, including energy efficiency and...