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The Water Crisis

Last Sunday, March 22, 2015 was UN sanctioned World Water Day. Given that for the last last six months  I have been working with WaterAid, living and breathing WASH (water and sanitation hygiene) issues, I thought it would be worthwhile putting a post together to summarise some of the harsh facts I have learnt about the global WASH crisis. 422 more words

Social Change

Things change (A Continuing Discourse)

The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is investing in businesses that are trying to develop products that will improve the health of people faster than what means presently exist, making their mission more effective.  443 more words

Meet Sarah Garnett from The Footpath Library

Interview by Nicole Melanson ~

Sarah Garnett is Founder and Managing Director of The Footpath Library, a truly unique library that gives away books to homeless people in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. 850 more words

Interviews With Organizations

Good Advice From A Friend

At dinner with old friends last night I described the progress of my adaptable and energizing simplified animation workshop.  My friend smiled as he spoke of the many good uses for it, the almost infinite applications, how many different people and settings who would love to pay for something so wonderful.   501 more words

Musing

Canyons, cigars and coffee plantations, Nicaragua

Somoto Canyon and Miraflor

Nicaragua’s best kept secret is the North West and home to Somoto Canyon, which was “rediscovered” by Europeans in 2004, and the beautiful cloud forest of Miraflor Nature Reserve. 178 more words

Travel

The College Board: a nonprofit making millions

By EMMA HSU
Staff Writer

The College Board: well-known across the world of education and very well-known here at University High School (UHS). Most college entry standardized testing, score reporting and sending is done through the College Board. 926 more words

Sword And Shield

First Person

There is such a thing as too much solitude, no question.  Many people have it — while some good souls find themselves dragged under by the endless demands of others with little time left for themselves.   1,233 more words

History And Politics