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http://www.sarvajal.com/

Water ATMs™ Deliver Clean Drinking Water Across India

Having written about social enterprises for a touch over a year now, I’ve learned about many innovative projects that help base of the pyramid citizens gain access to clean drinking water. Sarvajal in India caught my attention because it’s different

http://www.sarvajal.com/

Water ATMs™ Deliver Clean Drinking Water Across India

Having written about social enterprises for a touch over a year now, I’ve learned about many innovative projects that help base of the pyramid citizens gain access to clean drinking water. Sarvajal in India caught my attention because it’s different

http://www.cleaningsolution.ca/index.html

The Cleaning Solution Places Environmental and Worker Health First

I recently had coffee with a friend who started a cleaning business several years ago and we talked about some of the challenges he’s facing and how he’s trying to differentiate his company from his competitors. When I came home,

http://www.cleaningsolution.ca/index.html

The Cleaning Solution Places Environmental and Worker Health First

I recently had coffee with a friend who started a cleaning business several years ago and we talked about some of the challenges he’s facing and how he’s trying to differentiate his company from his competitors. When I came home,

http://www.smallgreenspaces.co.uk

Small Green Spaces Brighten Up Communities

It’s hard to believe it’s spring already! I mowed the lawn for the first time this year a few days ago, and though I enjoy the brighter days and warmer weather, am not looking forward to tending to our garden.

http://www.smallgreenspaces.co.uk

Small Green Spaces Brighten Up Communities

It’s hard to believe it’s spring already! I mowed the lawn for the first time this year a few days ago, and though I enjoy the brighter days and warmer weather, am not looking forward to tending to our garden.

http://www.rescue.org/blog/girl-power-kenya-style

Girls Empowered by Microfranchising

Many girls in developing countries don’t have the means to continue their education beyond primary school and this leads to an uncertain future, but an innovative program launched by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) called Girls Empowered by Microfranchise (GEM)

http://www.rescue.org/blog/girl-power-kenya-style

Girls Empowered by Microfranchising

Many girls in developing countries don’t have the means to continue their education beyond primary school and this leads to an uncertain future, but an innovative program launched by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) called Girls Empowered by Microfranchise (GEM)

http://chinookbook.net

Save by Supporting Local, Sustainable Businesses

It was not so long ago that each year, my mom would bring home an Entertainment coupon book purchased from someone at her workplace, who was raising funds for a child’s school, sports team or charity. I haven’t seen one

http://chinookbook.net

Save by Supporting Local, Sustainable Businesses

It was not so long ago that each year, my mom would bring home an Entertainment coupon book purchased from someone at her workplace, who was raising funds for a child’s school, sports team or charity. I haven’t seen one

http://www.kogevitamins.com/home

Vitamin Packs Bring Health Benefits to You And Children in Africa

Approaching my mid-30’s and having a pretty busy schedule, I noticed that I don’t always have the same energy I used to. My wife suggested I start taking multivitamins to supplement my diet, but I haven’t gotten around to it

http://www.kogevitamins.com/home

Vitamin Packs Bring Health Benefits to You And Children in Africa

Approaching my mid-30’s and having a pretty busy schedule, I noticed that I don’t always have the same energy I used to. My wife suggested I start taking multivitamins to supplement my diet, but I haven’t gotten around to it

http://tradeworks.bc.ca/tcp/

Custom Wood Products Training Women in the Trades

I’ve never been a handy person but the idea of finding something like an old wooden door in a quiet alley and fashioning it into a dining table appeals to me for some reason – they make projects like these

http://tradeworks.bc.ca/tcp/

Custom Wood Products Training Women in the Trades

I’ve never been a handy person but the idea of finding something like an old wooden door in a quiet alley and fashioning it into a dining table appeals to me for some reason – they make projects like these

http://www.justpotters.com/index.html

Handcrafted Pottery Offers Dignified Employment

I’m always on the lookout for carefully crafted, handmade goods as gifts, which can make something as simple as giving a mug special. JustPotters is a Vancouver-based social enterprise that employs individuals who face barriers to gaining traditional employment. Whether

http://www.justpotters.com/index.html

Handcrafted Pottery Offers Dignified Employment

I’m always on the lookout for carefully crafted, handmade goods as gifts, which can make something as simple as giving a mug special. JustPotters is a Vancouver-based social enterprise that employs individuals who face barriers to gaining traditional employment. Whether

https://www.facebook.com/GiraDora

Healthier Laundry with Human-Powered Washer

As I was doing my laundry over the weekend, it dawned on me what a time and labour-saving invention our modern day washers and dryers are. We sort our clothes, put them in a machine, start it, and while our

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Healthier Laundry with Human-Powered Washer

As I was doing my laundry over the weekend, it dawned on me what a time and labour-saving invention our modern day washers and dryers are. We sort our clothes, put them in a machine, start it, and while our

http://www.keenerscarwash.ca

A Cleaner Car Wash

There’s nothing better, for me, than taking a nice, long drive after I’ve washed my car. I feel like I’m in a brand new vehicle and am overcome with feelings of accomplishment, happiness and promise. Over the winter months, I

http://www.keenerscarwash.ca

A Cleaner Car Wash

There’s nothing better, for me, than taking a nice, long drive after I’ve washed my car. I feel like I’m in a brand new vehicle and am overcome with feelings of accomplishment, happiness and promise. Over the winter months, I