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Komaza

Komaza

Founded in 2006, KOMAZA is Tevis Howard’s attempt to revive otherwise desolate farmland into the foundations of a forestry industry in arid Africa. The rural populations of developing countries make up the poorest of the poor, with many subsistence farmers unable to provide enough food for their […]

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Globetops Gives New Life to Old Laptops

Globetops Gives New Life to Old Laptops

With technology constantly changing and improving, in North America we have become accustomed to trading in our new gadgets for newer gadgets. But in many developing countries, access to technology is very much a privilege. Becky Morrison formed a connection with the country of Guinea through a […]

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Using Ecotourism for Massive Impact in Rural Ethiopia

Using Ecotourism for Massive Impact in Rural Ethiopia

People who love adventure travel are usually the types that love get to off the beaten path and experience a place just like the locals do. These types of travelers love integrating into local culture and customs, and seeking out authentic experiences. Adventure travelers are responsible travelers; […]

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A Toilet Franchise that is Controlling Waste in Nairobi Slums

A Toilet Franchise that is Controlling Waste in Nairobi Slums

One of the largest risks for disease in the developing world is caused by a lack of proper sanitation. Inadequate sanitation affects over 2.5 billion people worldwide, and in Kenya, an organization called Sanergy is hoping to provide a solution starting in the slums of Nairobi. Slum […]

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A Solar Solution For Rural Nicaraguans

Having recently returned home from my first visit to Nicaragua I was inspired to learn and write about some of the innovative advancements being made throughout the country. While I immediately fell in love with the beauty of all I saw, there was no avoiding the signs […]

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Faso Soap and the Fight Against Malaria in Africa

Faso Soap and the Fight Against Malaria in Africa

Malaria is a preventable and curable disease acquired by bites from infected mosquitoes that is life-threatening if left untreated. Sub-Saharan Africa is by far the worst affected area in terms of its affect on the population. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 85% of the world’s […]

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Promoting the Right To Play

Promoting the Right To Play

With the Olympic Games recently having come to a close, and as a Canadian who embraces the spirit of the Games, I thought it would be a fitting time to shine light on legacies that can be made and endured after the flame goes out. While those […]

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Peepoople: Innovating Sanitation and Providing Dignity with the Peepoo

Peepoople: Innovating Sanitation and Providing Dignity with the Peepoo

Yes, you read that right. The company is called “Peepoople,” and the product they provide is called the “peepoo.” Today, over 40 percent of the world’s population does not have adequate access to a toilet. That amounts to over 2.6 billion people lacking access to basic sanitation. […]

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