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Kids have energy. There's no doubt about that. Their favorite part of school is recess and they can't wait to get outside. 

What if we could use all of this energy to power places in our community, including our schools?

Tiger Energy Biscuits,

Kids have energy. There's no doubt about that. Their favorite part of school is recess and they can't wait to get outside. What if we could use all of this energy to power places in our community, including our schools? Tiger Energy Biscuits,

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This is clearly a scare and a concern, governments and experts in the field should come together and make a super-team. 

Why not combine our efforts instead of running franticly? 

Locate already existing ebola victims (since they can't already

This is clearly a scare and a concern, governments and experts in the field should come together and make a super-team. Why not combine our efforts instead of running franticly? Locate already existing ebola victims (since they can't already

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Children spend 180 days, an average of 1,280 hours, in school every year. Our EDUCATION system is where children grow up, find who they are, build relationships/community, and potentially a place for creative confidence to grow.

Children spend 180 days, an average of 1,280 hours, in school every year. Our EDUCATION system is where children grow up, find who they are, build relationships/community, and potentially a place for creative confidence to grow.

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What built my creative confidence as a designer was realizing that other's opinions, expectations and skills don't matter. It sounds cheesy, but once you actually design, not design to please, your work becomes free and your work becomes you.

What built my creative confidence as a designer was realizing that other's opinions, expectations and skills don't matter. It sounds cheesy, but once you actually design, not design to please, your work becomes free and your work becomes you.

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Andrea commented on Work & Learn - City and Village Exchange program

NDEF Cameroon Yes! Thank you for your ideas! In Tanzania, they would plant one tree for each student, and when the student graduates, they sell the lumber from the grown tree and give it to the student!

I think it could also benefit if they grow their own food while being a part of this program! It would help them become sustainable!

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Andrea commented on Work & Learn - City and Village Exchange program

Rishab Khanna Thank you! Those are great ideas! I definitely think learning in groups would build community as well!

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Andrea commented on Work & Learn - City and Village Exchange program

Hello chris null 

I envision someone on the ground, I would have to know exactly how each system works in each country, but working with individuals to find out their family needs, as well as relocation abilities before starting. Now that I'm thinking, maybe there are easier ways to teach "skills" through boxes or simple training in each of their areas that they can travel and sell on their own! I'll keep thinking!