Literal Community Building

Regional training focusing on local causes strikes the root of issues
Implications - Citizens of developing countries are taking social matters into their own hands. Training locals to better understand the cause and effect of issues they live firsthand is a way to solve issues internally. This speaks to a shift in philanthropy focused more on effectiveness than funding.
SCORE: 5.4
This Quarter and Mild Top 5 Examples: 4,776 Total Clicks Feb 13 - Jun 14
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Micro-Farms - Abalimi Bezekhaya is an Example of Bottom-up Entrepreneurship
SCORE: 5.7
Mild 1,557 Clicks Pub: Jul 11, 13
Micro-Farms
Abalimi Bezekhaya is an Example of Bottom-up Entrepreneurship
In a recent article on the Acumen blog by Bhaskar Chakravorti, called “Tomorrow’s City Living Ideas From Today’s Slums,” the writer gives Abalimi Bezekhaya, a social business... [More]
Isolated Social Enterprise Models - BRAC is a Global Organization Boasting a Bottom-up Method
SCORE: 5.3
Mild 2,022 Clicks Pub: Feb 22, 13
Isolated Social Enterprise Models
BRAC is a Global Organization Boasting a Bottom-up Method
BRAC is an internationally-known development organization that is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh but expanded to ten different countries and now affecting about 126 million individuals. What... [More]
African Lit Non-Profits - The Golden Baobab Prize is a Social Enterprise Based in Ghana
SCORE: 2.5
Untested 429 Clicks Pub: Jun 14, 13
African Lit Non-Profits
The Golden Baobab Prize is a Social Enterprise Based in Ghana
The Golden Baobab Prize (GBP) was founded by Deborah Ahenkorah, a Bryn Mawr College alumni who was born and grew up in Accra, Ghana and spent time as an intern for both The Global Fund for Children... [More]
Youth Innovation Platforms - Impact Generation Offers Training and Entrepreneurial Skill-Building
SCORE: 3
Untested 430 Clicks Pub: Jun 15, 13
Youth Innovation Platforms
Impact Generation Offers Training and Entrepreneurial Skill-Building
Impact Generation is a non-profit organization that offers training, education, conferences and other services to support young people in their entrepreneurship (and other) skill-building and... [More]
Youth-Led Education Programs - CIYOTA's Benson Wereje is a 2013 Class of Echoing Green Fellow
SCORE: 2.8
Untested 338 Clicks Pub: Jun 13, 13
Youth-Led Education Programs
CIYOTA's Benson Wereje is a 2013 Class of Echoing Green Fellow
COBURWAS International Youth Organization to Transform Africa (CIYOTA) is a youth-led program and non-governmental organization that is based in Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo. Its co-... [More]