Third World Opportunity

Mary Ogwang used to live in in a one room house made of metal in Uganda. Her husband, a police officer, only brought home $2 a day. Then Mary heard about BeadforLife. That was where she found the opportunity to make enough money to start her own business making clothing. From there she’s been able […]

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Underwear For The Homeless

The Globe and Mail: It sounds like the setup to a bad joke: Two men drive a truck crammed full of skivvies across the country. But Got Ginch, Brent King’s cheeky charity campaign, isn’t just for laughs – it’s fulfilling a desperate need at homeless shelters coast to coast. A successful biomedical entrepreneur who invented

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Sight For Sore Eyes

In the United States, companies like Walmart have helped lower the cost for eye care. So, what about places like Africa? According to, Joshua Silver and The World Bank are collaborating to bring self-adjustable eyeglasses to 200 million children in developing countries. Silver says more than a billion adults in developing nations have poor

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Solar Sister Helps Women In Africa

Huffington Post: Katherine Lucey is the founder of Solar Sister, a social enterprise devoted to equipping women in Africa to solve the epidemic of energy poverty through a community based model of entrepreneurship. Beginning with a seed investment in an individual entrepreneur, the women are given training, marketing materials and a solar lamp inventory. As

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Kiddie Philanthropy

It feels good to do nice things for others, and this does not exclude children. An organization is hoping to motivate kids into giving games by accepting donations, and by selling them games that they can play. According to The Huffington Post, once they are done with the game, they can re-donate it to the

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Coffee With A Heart

At first glance, Just Love Coffee Roasters might look like any other coffee business. However, that is far from the truth. Sure, they are selling coffee, ground or whole bean, like many other coffee companies do, but their coffee is also fair trade. They even donate a part of their proceeds to help build a

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Investing In Goodwill

For many small businesses supporting local charities may seem like an unwarranted expense in our current economy. Yet, as The Los Angeles Times points out, giving can be an excellent way to spread goodwill about your company and connect with the community. More and more businesses are waking up to the fact they want to

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