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Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation Via: New York Times

This is a pressing issue.  Venezuelans are starving and resorting to food theft in order to survive.  New York Times writer Nicholas Casey explains the situation with quotes and information about individual Venezuelans and their struggle. By Nicholas Casey  CUMANÁ, Venezuela, … Continue reading Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation Via: New York Times

Sustainability Spotlight: Maasai Community Development Project

Listen. Empower. Provide the capital necessary to grow. These are critical keys to executing a sustainable development strategy. A philanthropic cause will only be as strong as its lasting effects, as strong as it’s ability to empower the people whom it is serving. It must put people in a position to continue to grow after the NGO has left. To make this holistic change requires a multifaceted approach, one in which the community guides the service. The solutions must benefit the recipients, so the recipients need to be making the solutions. In doing so, the new practices will address the … Continue reading Sustainability Spotlight: Maasai Community Development Project

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NGO Spotlight: Shirley Ann Sullivan Educational Foundation

In a world filled with poverty, philanthropists must ask themselves how they can break this unfair cycle where poor families continue to stay poor.  Children all across the globe are at a distinct disadvantage because they lack the resources and … Continue reading NGO Spotlight: Shirley Ann Sullivan Educational Foundation