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The Caterpillar Book Project: OUR GOAL To get as many educational books as possible into the hands of the Cape Town underserved children.

26 Mar, 2017

The Caterpillar Book ProjectOUR GOAL To get as many educational books as possible into the hands of the Cape Townnbsp;underserved children. Wenbsp;collect books through book drives, individual donations, publisher overstocks and corporate donors. (read more)

UNITED NATIONS: New Tuberculosis Drugs May Become Ineffective: Study

26 Mar, 2017

New Tuberculosis Drugs May Become Ineffective: StudyBy Lyndal Rowlandsnbsp;nbsp;A doctor examines the x-ray of a TB patient in New Delhi. Credit: Bijoyeta Das/IPS.UNITED NATIONS, Mar 24 2017 (IPS) - New antibiotics that could treat tubercu (read more)

Artificial Intelligence – is it about to change my industry?

26 Mar, 2017

A couple of months ago, 60 minutes ran a segment on IBM Watsons healthcare initiative and more specifically, the initiative on oncology. The segment was eye opening and the realization that the next huge influence on major industries is left the d (read more)

Open Arms, a boat to save lives: Proactiva Open Arms undertakes a new humanitarian mission to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean

26 Mar, 2017

Open Arms, a boat to save livesProactiva Open Arms undertakes a new humanitarian mission to rescue refugees in the MediterraneanAbout the projectBecause of conflict, violence or poverty, thousands of people try to reach Europe by sea, risking the (read more)

Artificial Intelligence – is it about to change my industry?

26 Mar, 2017

A couple of months ago, 60 minutes ran a segment on IBM Watsons healthcare initiative and more specifically, the initiative on oncology. The segment was eye opening and the realization that the next huge influence on major industries is left the d (read more)

El Salvador: Yenny Yamileth: A loan of $900 helps to buy basic grains, beverages, eggs, soups, oil, bread, bath products, and more, to stock her store.

26 Mar, 2017

Yenny Yamilethnbsp;Ciudad El Triunfo, El Salvador / General Storenbsp;nbsp;A loan of $900 helps to buy basic grains, beverages, eggs, soups, oil, bread, bath products, and more, to stock her store.Yenny Yamileth's storyYenny went t (read more)

CANBERRA, Australia: Free Education Helps Combat Child Labour in Fiji

26 Mar, 2017

Free Education Helps Combat Child Labour in FijiBy Catherine Wilsonnbsp;nbsp;Many Pacific Island states, including Papua New Guinea, have introduced free education policies resulting in primary school enrolments surging. Credit: Catherine Wi (read more)

Crossing Borders: A film about Malaysians who work in Singapore

26 Mar, 2017

Crossing BordersIt has been common for Malaysians to work in Singapore for many years now. Most of us believe that it would be because of the currency gap between both countries, and the mobility whereby they can travel to and fro Malaysia with ea (read more)

Bolivia: Amigas Trabajadoras Ii Group: A loan of $4,875 helps a member to buy wool in bulk.

26 Mar, 2017

Amigas Trabajadoras Ii Groupnbsp;La Paz / El Alto, Bolivia / Cloth amp; Dressmaking Suppliesnbsp;nbsp;A loan of $4,875 helps a member to buy wool in bulk.nbsp;Amigas Trabajadoras Ii Group's storyThe communal bank Amig (read more)

Ripple - A college girl is out of her depth when she discovers an estranged family friend is being abused by her husband of 20 years.

26 Mar, 2017

RippleA college girl is out of her depth when she discovers an estranged family friend is being abused by her husband of 20 years.About this projectThe StoryRipple is a coming-of-age film about Jing, anbsp;college student who receives an (read more)

Metropolight: a photobook - A street photography book that examines the human condition in the 21st century metropolis.

26 Mar, 2017

Metropolight: a photobooknbsp;A street photography book that examines the human condition in the 21st century metropolis.nbsp;nbsp;A street photography book that examines the human condition in the 21st-century metropolis. Shot across 4 con (read more)

PARIS: Under Fire, Journalism Explores Self-Preservation

26 Mar, 2017

Under Fire, Journalism Explores Self-PreservationBy A. D. McKenzieJournalists call for the freeing of a colleague at a UNESCO colloquium in Paris. Credit: A.D. McKenzie/IPSPARIS, Mar 24 2017 (IPS) - With widespread attacks on prof (read more)

Bangladesh: A Long Way to Go on Climate Change Adaptation

25 Mar, 2017

A Long Way to Go on Climate Change AdaptationBy Saleemul Huqnbsp;nbsp;Mar 23 2017 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) - In the historic Paris Agreement reached in December 2015 at the 21st Conference of Parties (COP21) of the United Nations Framewor (read more)

The Watering Hole: Our aim is to create a functional art-piece that facilitates discourse and communal action around our most precious, life-sustaining resource.

25 Mar, 2017

The Watering HoleThe Watering Hole is a giant dew harvester and communal gathering space making its debut at Afrikaburn in 2017. The bamboo structure will consist of 18 dew collection modules arranged in a honeycomb lattice. The central tower will h (read more)

Philippines: Noemi: A loan of $1,000 helps to pay for pig skin, oil and other ingredients in making chicharon (pork cracklings).

25 Mar, 2017

Noeminbsp;Cabanatuan, City, Philippines / Food Production/Salesnbsp;nbsp;nbsp;Noemi's storyIt was year 2007 when Noemi started her business. She experienced many challenges and learned from her mistakes. Today, her business has gro (read more)

The Gift of Music: Over 1 billion children live in poverty - I can’t fix global poverty, but perhaps I can do something to make a difference to a handful of kids

25 Mar, 2017

The Gift of MusicImagine you are a kid with a great talent for the piano. Now imagine you will never be able to afford an instrument and never get the opportunity to play. Please support my "Gift of Music" campaign.A little bit about meMy name (read more)

ROMA: ¿No entiendes a las nubes? Pues te convendría hacerlo

25 Mar, 2017

iquest;No entiendes a las nubes? Pues te convendriacute;a hacerloPor Baher Kamalnbsp;nbsp;Creacute;dito: Organizacioacute;n Meteoroloacute;gica Mundial.ROMA, 23 mar 2017 (IPS) - El cambio climaacute;tico genera problemas y fenoacute (read more)

Help to start an Eco-tourism business in Laos: Help Phet be able to buy a boat so that he can do guided eco-tours in the unharmed nature of Laos.

25 Mar, 2017

Help to start an Eco-tourism business in Laosnbsp;Help Phet be able to buy a boat so that he can do guided eco-tours in the unharmed nature of Laos.nbsp;nbsp;Phet is a math teacher at the local secondary school. As the teaching is not well (read more)

Dreams Come True - An adventuorus motivational book and film

25 Mar, 2017

nbsp;Dreams Come True - An adventuorus motivational book and filmDreams Come True is not merely a logbook and a movie, it is an inspiring tale of a journey to those who want to live their own desires.About this projectOne day (read more)

Kenya: Rhoda: A loan of $975 helps to buy more stock of clothes.

25 Mar, 2017

Rhodanbsp;Nairobi, Kenya / Clothing Salesnbsp;nbsp;A loan of $975 helps to buy more stock of clothes.Rhoda's storyRhoda is a married woman. She has four children. She operates a retail business, where she sells clothes. She has bee (read more)

Light House Coffee - With your help, we can serve the world through a Baton Rouge coffee experience.

25 Mar, 2017

Light House Coffeenbsp;With your help, we can serve the world through a Baton Rouge coffee experience.nbsp;nbsp;When you give to help Light House Coffee become a reality, you're giving to something greater. We will not just be a building th (read more)

MAGNETS / Dancing Devils Highlighting young upcoming artists with a cause, and showcasing their work through dance and body expression.

25 Mar, 2017

MAGNETS / Dancing DevilsHighlighting young upcoming artists with a cause, and showcasing their work through dance and body expression.AboutWHAT IS MAGNETSVIDEO / PHOTOS / ART BOOKMAGNETS is a series of videos focusing on young creative artists (read more)

HELP THE SRI LANKAN ORPHANAGE THAT SAVED MY LIFE

25 Mar, 2017

HELP THE SRI LANKAN ORPHANAGE THAT SAVED MY LIFEI am a Sri Lankan adoptee, living in Australia. After 44 years I began searching for my roots. The journey started at a Colombo orphanage where I found children, just like me, who need our help.I (read more)

ROME: 1 in 4 Children Worldwide Facing Extremely Scarce Water by 2040

25 Mar, 2017

1 in 4 Children Worldwide Facing Extremely Scarce Water by 2040By IPS World Desknbsp;nbsp;Shown here in this 2016 photo from Siyephi Village, Bullilima District in Matebeland South Province, Zimbabwe, a 17-year-old girl is seen at the drying (read more)

Palestine: Nuseiba: A loan of $1,500 helps to buy vegetables seedlings for her farm to keep expanding her farm.

25 Mar, 2017

Nuseibanbsp;Nablus, Palestine / Farmingnbsp;nbsp;A loan of $1,500 helps to buy vegetables seedlings for her farm to keep expanding her farm.Nuseiba's storyNuseiba is a 23-year-old Palestinian refugee who lives in a Palestinian refu (read more)

Karam Kitchen Delivery Van: Welcoming refugees. Empowering Women. Crafting delicacies. #KaramKitchen

25 Mar, 2017

Karam Kitchen Delivery VanWelcoming refugees. Empowering Women. Crafting delicacies. #KaramKitchenAbout this projectHey there! You might remember us from our Kickstarternbsp;last August when 247 incredible supporters rallied around us to help (read more)

Window to the Soul: Tintype Portraits of Tasmanians in the Arts from one of only a handful of collodion tintype photograph practitioners in Australia

25 Mar, 2017

Window to the SoulWindow to the Soulnbsp;Tintype Portraits of Tasmanians in the Artsnbsp;My name is Phillip England, a photo artist from Tasmania. nbsp;I am one of only a handful of collodion tintype photograph practitioners in Australia.n (read more)

Human Rights Watch: Central African Republic’s Lost Generation

25 Mar, 2017

Central African Republics Lost GenerationBy Human Rights WatchSeleka MPC fighters at a roadblock in Bojomo, Ouham province, with a desk they removed from the local school. 2017 Edouard Dropsy for Human Rights WatchMar 23 2017 (read more)

Furaha Education Support: There are more than 65 million forcibly displaced people, out of which more than 21 million are refugees and 10 million are stateless (no nationality). Help 20 refugees pay their registration fees at university to be able to study.

25 Mar, 2017

Furaha Education SupportWe need R108,000 to help 20 refugees pay their registration fees at university to be able to study.About This ProjectToday in the world, there is more than 65 million forcibly displaced people, out of which more than 21 m (read more)

Congo: Wandugu Tutumike Group: A loan of $5,800 helps a member to buy 100 pairs of shoes

25 Mar, 2017

Wandugu Tutumike Groupnbsp;Goma, North Kivu province, Congo (Dem. Rep.) / Used Shoesnbsp;nbsp;A loan of $5,800 helps a member to buy 100 pairs of shoes.Wandugu Tutumike Group's storyBrigitte is a client of IMF Hekima, she is single (read more)

UNITED NATIONS: Women and Tribal Leaders Call for “Balanced” Libyan Peace Process

25 Mar, 2017

nbsp;Women and Tribal Leaders Call for ldquo;Balancedrdquo; Libyan Peace ProcessBy Tharanga Yakupitiyagenbsp;nbsp;"Women attend a workshop on advantages of reconciliation and peace-making in Sabha City." Credit: MAFOUNITED NATIONS, Mar (read more)

Same Old Expressions Clothing - SAY IT BETTER Transparency. Purpose. Quality Assurance in Blood. T-shirts are where we start.

25 Mar, 2017

Same Old Expressions Clothing - SAY IT BETTERnbsp;Transparency. Purpose. Quality Assurance in Blood. T-shirts are where we start.nbsp;nbsp;Straight to the point. Wierd. Purposeful. Transparent as ferrrrrrrk. This is my passion. I am glad to (read more)

NATUS SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against Natus Medical Incorporated – (BABY)

24 Mar, 2017

NEW ORLEANS -- Kahn Swick amp; Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., reminds investors that they have until March 31, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action (read more)

FTD SHAREHOLDER ALERT BY FORMER LOUISIANA ATTORNEY GENERAL: KAHN SWICK & FOTI, LLC REMINDS INVESTORS WITH LOSSES IN EXCESS OF $100,000 of Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit Against FTD Companies, Inc. - FTD

24 Mar, 2017

NEW ORLEANS -- Kahn Swick amp; Foti, LLC ("KSF") and KSF partner, the former Attorney General of Louisiana, Charles C. Foti, Jr., remind investors that they have until May 19, 2017 to file lead plaintiff applications in a securities class action law (read more)

INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against Gigamon Inc., and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against Gigamon Inc. ("Gigamon" or the "Company") (NYSE:GIMO). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Gigamon shares between October 27, 2016 and Jan (read more)

INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against The Western Union Company and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against The Western Union Company (ldquo;Western Unionrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (NYSE:WU), Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Wester (read more)

QCOM INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against QUALCOMM Incorporated. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against QUALCOMM Incorporated. (ldquo;QUALCOMMrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (Nasdaq:QCOM) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws (read more)

IMPORTANT INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Egalet Corporation and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firm, announces the filing of a class action lawsuit against Egalet Corporation (ldquo;Egaletrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (Nasdaq:EGLT). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Egalet (read more)

INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Aetna Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against Aetna Inc. (ldquo;Aetnardquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (NYSE:AET) concerning possible violations of federal securities laws. Investors who pu (read more)

INVESTOR ALERT: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit against Rentech, Inc. and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against Rentech, Inc. (ldquo;Rentechrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (Nasdaq:RTK). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired Rentech shares betwee (read more)

CRITICAL INVESTOR NOTICE: Lundin Law PC Announces Securities Class Action Lawsuit Against State Street Corporation, and Encourages Investors with Losses to Contact the Firm

24 Mar, 2017

LOS ANGELES -- Lundin Law PC, a shareholder rights firmnbsp;announces a class action lawsuit against State Street Corporation, ("State Street" or the "Company") (NYSE:STT). Investors who purchased or otherwise acquired State Street shares between Fe (read more)

The Last Kind Word - album by Kelly Marie Martin Pre-order the album for a digital or limited-edition vinyl copy!

24 Mar, 2017

The Last Kind Word - album by Kelly Marie Martinnbsp;Pre-order the album for a digital or limited-edition vinyl copy!nbsp;nbsp;Pre-order The Last Kind Word, my very first solo record! Secure your limited edition 12" LP now. Pre-orders for t (read more)

Bangladesh: Where Do We Stand Today?

24 Mar, 2017

Where Do We Stand Today?By Shamsul Alamnbsp;nbsp;Mar 23 2017 (The Daily Star, Bangladesh) - The 17 Sustain-able Development Goals (SDGs) of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development were adopted on September 25, 2015 at the 70th session of (read more)

Da-Yi Built: Designing Safe Skill-Building Devices and Medical Equipment.

24 Mar, 2017

Da-Yi BuiltLotus, CA 95651, USMedical Devices amp; Equipmentnbsp;Designing Safe Skill-Building Devices and Medical Equipment That Assist In Helping Special Needs and Medical needs Infants and Toddlers, but made for every child. Da-Yi Bu (read more)

Gainey McKenna & Egleston Announces A Class Action Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against FTD Companies, Inc. (FTD)

24 Mar, 2017

NEW YORK -- Gainey McKenna amp; Egleston announces that a class action lawsuit has been filed against FTD Companies, Inc. (ldquo;FTDrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (Nasdaq:FTD) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of (read more)

Manila: The Davao Gulf Megalopolis

24 Mar, 2017

The Davao Gulf MegalopolisBy Felino A. Palafox, JR.nbsp;Mar 23 2017 (Manila Times) - Metropolitan Davao is one of the fastest growing cities in the Philippines. According to the 2013 economic research of the Urban Strategies Group of the Univers (read more)

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD To Contact The Firm

24 Mar, 2017

NEW YORK -- Faruqi amp; Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD (ldquo;Kitovrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (NASDAQ:KTOV) of the April 10, 2017 deadline to seek the role of (read more)

SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Encourages Investors Who Suffered Losses In Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD To Contact The Firm

24 Mar, 2017

NEW YORK -- Faruqi amp; Faruqi, LLP, a leading national securities law firm, reminds investors in Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings LTD (ldquo;Kitovrdquo; or the ldquo;Companyrdquo;) (NASDAQ:KTOV) of the April 10, 2017 deadline to seek the role of (read more)

Cafe Racer Shop in Guadalajara, MX - I want to build handmade motorcycles using Honda Cargo 125 CGLs as donor bikes.

24 Mar, 2017

Cafe Racer Shop in Guadalajara, MXnbsp;I want to build handmade motorcycles using Honda Cargo 125 CGLs as donor bikes.nbsp;nbsp;OVERVIEWnbsp;nbsp;nbsp;The idea behind the Dragonfly Race Shop is to be the first cafeacute; racer / (read more)

P.A.C.E Mechanical: HVAC repairs, installation, design, maintenance. Home buyers pre inspections.

24 Mar, 2017

P.A.C.E MechanicalMillbrook AL, AL 36054, USConsumer Servicesnbsp;To provide Dependable, Expert HVAC repair at a price everyone can afford. Also provide honest, reliable home inspections to home buyers. To give our customers peace of min (read more)