Want to try challenging your assumptions about relief work in disaster situations? Craft an urban energy portfolio that balances economic, social, and environmental issues? Teach your kids about global hunger and humanitarian aid work? You can…from your computer console by logging into games for change (.org) and playing Inside the Haiti Earthquake, Energy City, or Food Force. Games for Change, founded in 2004, is the leading global advocate for supporting and making games for social impact. The games are grouped in categories like: Civics, Health, Poverty, Education, Human Rights, and the Environment. The object of the game? For Inside the … Continue reading Social Change? Why Not Make it a Game?
The Trickle Out Research project is busy compiling a Directory of 19 countries in Eastern and Southern Africa, specifically: Angola, Botswana, Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Seychelles, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe The need arises from only a small footprint of Microfinance in the region, and what NextBillion determines as the prime Socent focus in the Global South being trained on India. The purpose: (From the Trickle Out website): The primary objectives of this study are to: (a) identify examples of social and environmental enterprises in the Southern Africa … Continue reading Social Entrepreneurs in Africa: Let “Trickle Out” Know Where You Are! Directory, Coming Soon….