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An amazing tool has been created in sociaql networking. Why not use it to everyones advantage, we have got what we always wanted the "people" in masses, we can use this, we can do great and amazing things with this network.

An amazing tool has been created in sociaql networking. Why not use it to everyones advantage, we have got what we always wanted the "people" in masses, we can use this, we can do great and amazing things with this network.

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There may be good business opportunities in building housing or creating construction materials. Everybody needs a roof over their heads and most people actually have one and paid for it.

There may be good business opportunities in building housing or creating construction materials. Everybody needs a roof over their heads and most people actually have one and paid for it.

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Ideas behind this business are precisely related to the question. The company "Thankyou water" is able to provide a month of clean water to someone in poverty, for every bottle of water sold in Aus. Utilising facebook & the crowd to get 7-11 to help!

Ideas behind this business are precisely related to the question. The company "Thankyou water" is able to provide a month of clean water to someone in poverty, for every bottle of water sold in Aus. Utilising facebook & the crowd to get 7-11 to help!

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my idea is to rotate the genius , any educated person in the fields of medicine or food production or wealth generaters.Get these people out of the cities and into the poorest of communities for a minimum of 10 months.

my idea is to rotate the genius , any educated person in the fields of medicine or food production or wealth generaters.Get these people out of the cities and into the poorest of communities for a minimum of 10 months.

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This is the link to NPRs planet money podcast interviewing the authors of the book "Poor Economics": http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/06/08/137041672/the-tuesday-podcast-poor-economics An essential and entertaining listen.

This is the link to NPRs planet money podcast interviewing the authors of the book "Poor Economics": http://www.npr.org/blogs/money/2011/06/08/137041672/the-tuesday-podcast-poor-economics An essential and entertaining listen.

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Professor Julian Ma's goal "is to come up with an HIV neutralising agent that can be made cheaply, on a large scale, and where production can be easily carried out in developing countries".

Professor Julian Ma's goal "is to come up with an HIV neutralising agent that can be made cheaply, on a large scale, and where production can be easily carried out in developing countries".

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Cob building uses hands and feet to form lumps of earth mixed with sand and straw. Ianto Evans, master cob builder and architect at Cob Cottage in Southern Oregon provides an introduction.

Cob building uses hands and feet to form lumps of earth mixed with sand and straw. Ianto Evans, master cob builder and architect at Cob Cottage in Southern Oregon provides an introduction.

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A short summary and analysis of the local economy of Caldas provided by Colombian friends and studies available on the internet.

A short summary and analysis of the local economy of Caldas provided by Colombian friends and studies available on the internet.

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Telenovelas are a television drama form that is quite popular in Latin America, including Columbia, & beyond. In fact, "Betty la Fea" (aka "Ugly Betty"), a popular Columbian telenovela, has been adapted for >30 networks around the world.

Telenovelas are a television drama form that is quite popular in Latin America, including Columbia, & beyond. In fact, "Betty la Fea" (aka "Ugly Betty"), a popular Columbian telenovela, has been adapted for >30 networks around the world.

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PSFK's Future of Health Report provides inspiration on 15 global health/wellness trends, with much potentially relevant for improving health in Caldas & other low-income communities including decentralized affordable healthcare, mobile, & off

PSFK's Future of Health Report provides inspiration on 15 global health/wellness trends, with much potentially relevant for improving health in Caldas & other low-income communities including decentralized affordable healthcare, mobile, & off

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Mothers at the bottom of the pyramid don't know facts about health and nutrition for their newborn babies. Lack of access to health services and to a formal education are factors that increase infant mortality.

Mothers at the bottom of the pyramid don't know facts about health and nutrition for their newborn babies. Lack of access to health services and to a formal education are factors that increase infant mortality.

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It is both a wiki (editable by all users) but also try to work to distribute their content on different ways like CD-ROMS and printed copied articles on paper to places without good internet connetions

It is both a wiki (editable by all users) but also try to work to distribute their content on different ways like CD-ROMS and printed copied articles on paper to places without good internet connetions

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I have great difficulty seeing how I can add something to the Caldas issue while sitting in my comfy office: I wouldn't even try to pretend I could develop a good solution for a group of people from my own country with some internet surfing.

I have great difficulty seeing how I can add something to the Caldas issue while sitting in my comfy office: I wouldn't even try to pretend I could develop a good solution for a group of people from my own country with some internet surfing.

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Back in '01 Grameen was not doing as well as it looks. The high return rates are not as simple numbers as they look: it depends a lot on how you define them. Also the effects of microloans on society as a whole are debated.

Back in '01 Grameen was not doing as well as it looks. The high return rates are not as simple numbers as they look: it depends a lot on how you define them. Also the effects of microloans on society as a whole are debated.

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