Countering the economic slowdown: Pushing the benefits to the bottom of the pyramid

by amarjeet on Nov 10, 2008      Category: Economics & Business Tags: economic
A positive aspect of traveling to different places is getting a diverse perspective on how similar issues are handled across different regions and during different times (reasoning that i sometimes use to justify my carbon footprint from all the travel i do). While spending the lazy sunday evening in my apartment, it occurred to me how different governments across the world are trying to counter the economic slowdown by pushing money through their economic stimulus plans - U.S. allocated $168 billion earlier this year for tax rebates to individuals and tax breaks for businesses; Germany set as
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Senior Citizen Helpline

by dilipkdass on Nov 09, 2008      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags: elder citizen senior old oldage silver
SENIOR CITIZEN HELPLINE AN ADOPT A PATIENT FOUNDATION INITIATIVE    Longevity has been one of the greatest achievements of the 20th century; as a result there are more older people today than ever before and their number is on the increase. The rapid industrialization and urbanization also brought about major changes in our social structure. The centuries old joint family system has disintegrated and with it collapsed the safety net of parents and grandparents. Since the welfare of the aged has been a low priority with the Government, they have nowhere to turn. They are left disillus
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Ability Foundation: Job Fair for Physically Challenged

by parulgupta8ue on Nov 09, 2008      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags: employment job opportunity disabled
EmployABILITY 2009 is a great opportunity for job seekers with disability! It will be held at Chennai on January10 and 11, 2009. EmployABILITY 2009 offers equitable employment opportunities to qualified persons with disability, connecting them to unbiased equal-opportunity employers from across the country. It is a platform where you will be considered strictly on the basis of your qualifications and skills, not disability. It is jointly organised by Ability Foundation and Lions Club of Padi Shenoynagar, in association with Naukri.com and National HRD Network (Chennai Chapter). Last d
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Cabinet clears Right to Education Bill

by mynk on Nov 08, 2008      Category: Education Tags: education rights
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Feedback- Diwali celebrations at BOSCO + ECHO

by prarthana on Nov 06, 2008      Category: * Needs & Opportunities * Tags: event
Better late than never… We really had a great time at BOSCO, Sumanahalli and enjoyed every moment right from enjoying skit to various types of dance performances to prayer to lighting of lamps to cracker bursting to the yummy delicious food. You wont believe before I left home my mom was like telling me rather than bursting crackers light lamps all around and I came back home and told her happily that her wish was fulfilled which you can see in snaps:) All thanks to you Father Cyriac and BOSCO staff and children. We really enjoyed it!!! We infact ended up celebrating Diwali with 2 orga
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Deadline Extended - Kubera-Edelweiss Social Innovation Honours

The financial services firm, Edelweiss Capital Ltd is partnering Kubera Partners, a private equity firm based in USA to launch the Kubera-Edelweiss Social Innovation Honours, three awards totaling US$ 60,000 to felicitate outstanding innovations that positively impact the status of the girl child, through the delivery of services in three areas: education, health and nutrition, and future employability of the girl child. EdelGive Foundation, the not for profit subsidiary of Edelweiss Capital is managing the entire process of these awards. The primary objective of the awards is to give an imp
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Girls Leading Our World | Collective Lens

by bryantighe on Nov 06, 2008      Category: Education Tags: africa aids
An interview with Adria Mooney and James DiPadua, the founders of Partners with GLOW, an organization working to help AIDS orphans in Zambia in partnership with the GLOW Club. GLOW (Girls Leading Our World) is a loosely defined organization started by a Peace Corps volunteer, and has since spread throughout the Peace Corps. Adria and James visited Adria’s sister, Alyssa Mooney, in Zambia. Alyssa is currently a Peace Corp volunteer in Mushota, Zambia, and her work inspired Adria and James to become involved when they returned home to the U.S.
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