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The Trials and Tribulations of Working Internationally: Sometimes Just Getting There is a Victory

6/27/17 – This blog post is written by GSSE MBA venture team Asante Sana. Team members Keni, Matt, and Evan are dedicated to improving rural electrification in Uganda. 344 more words

Sustainable Enterprise

So how do you grow a coconut?

How do you grow a coconut? What’s the seed?

As a biologist myself, I had to stop and think, it’s the same as with any other fruit. 300 more words


Starting an orchard the traditional African way

Starting a new 15-acre orchard is big job anywhere. Starting an orchard this size the traditional way– reclaiming overgrown tropical bush with only manual labor — is huge. 910 more words


Growing a Community's Future benefits thousands

Many will directly benefit from Growing a Community’s Future within the two-year Rotary grant period. But the real beauty of the program is its long-term and enduring benefits. 570 more words


Rotary Clubs make "Growing a Community's Future" reality

Paramount Chief Charles Caulker toiled for years to develop community-led agriculture programs that would help eliminate poverty in his chiefdom and make people self-reliant.

Now, seven cooperating Rotary Clubs are providing the critical boost — the “fertilizer” — to expand and firmly root “Growing a Community’s Future,”  his innovative programs in Bumpeh Chiefdom. 546 more words


Photo essay: Rural women light up villages in Liberia | UN Women – Headquarters

***Transforming Communities: Women and Solar Energy***

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            Barefoot College in India has been transforming communities through educating illiterate women to become solar engineers for many years. 76 more words

The RED Program and Tun Razak

Between 1956 through 1960, the new government planned deficits every year to stimulate development through public investment. It was committed to stimulating development and willing to mortgage the future of the country for that purpose and at the same time it was increasingly mobilizing local resources to finance that development. 540 more words