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Social Projects help families that have children with chronic health issues

By Lia Rizzo, in collaboration with Pamela Malva The story behind the project Saúde Criança (Child Health in Portuguese) took...

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Project We Forgot: Taking Care of Young Caregivers

By Charmaine Ng for The Straits Times After her father was diagnosed with early onset dementia at age 54, Melissa...

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Lest we forget: The elusive search for a drug against memory loss

Franziska Kohler, Tages-Anzeiger, AC Immune, Zurich, Switzerland There is a long story and a short story to be told about...

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Cherie Blair, Founder of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women, talks Business

1) Which three words would you use to describe female social entrepreneurship today? Powerful Purposeful Multiplying 2) Going back to...

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Risky Business No More

by Alden Wicker, Sparknews When Hurricane Sandy hit the Eastern seaboard in 2012, it left more than 8 million businesses...

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Seismic Impact

By Barçin Yinanç, Hürriyet Daily News It took only 45 seconds. In the early hours of August 17, 1999, an...

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Beauty is as Beauty Does

By Deni Rose M. Afinidad-Bernardo, Philstar.com Rummaging through trash bins, begging for food, sharing what little he has with stray...

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Airlifting Medical Care - and Hope

By Anwuli Nkem, Flying Doctors Nigeria Few would have predicted that the first air ambulance service in West Africa would...

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Geneviève Moreau is cooking up a storm in the food industry

By Christelle Gilquin for Femmes d’Aujourd’hui “A diet that’s good for both body and planet? It starts here.” Geneviève Moreau...

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Ndeye Amy Kebe - The ICT Cracker from Senegal

By Malika Souyah for Amina Ndeye Amy Kebe Sylla, Jokalante (Senegal) At 33 years old, Ndeye Amy Kebe Sylla perfectly...

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Rebuilding Lives Businesses in a Post-Conflict Nation

By Martins Chambassuco for Expansão Verónica José has an impressive resumé and considerable experience in social activism. During the past...

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GebRaa: A New Breed of Company

By Mohamed Elporame for Al Masry Al Youm Some social entrepreneurs create jobs; others work to preserve cultural heritage or...

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Diamonds: Because They’re Worth It

By Wincy Chan for Jessica In 2009, Doris Leung left her career in journalism to launch a transportation service designed...

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Misaki Tanaka on a quest to inject fun into disaster drills

By Azusa Mishima for Asahi Shimbun Were it not for the 2011 earthquake and tsunami disaster, Misaki Tanaka’s destiny might...

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