I was recently meeting with Scott Lazerson, the President of Interface Foundation, an amazing organization that helps connect celebrities with great causes.
In the meeting Scott shared with the the Millennium Development Goals that were established by 187 nations during the United Nations Convention of 2000. The goals are as follows:
Eradicate extreme poverty & hunger
Achieve universal [...]
Posted on June 17th, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Charity, Education, Ending Poverty, Giving Back, Global Orphan Crisis, Hunger, Social Enterprise | No Comments »
I love how the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is using innovative strategies to try to find innovative solutions to some of the most serious issues on the planet, such as poverty, hunger, disease and a lack of education. This foundation just announced that 81 projects will receive $100,000 grants for 5-year health research projects [...]
Posted on May 4th, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
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How can we use digital media and technology to fight world hunger?
On average, about 16,000 children die from hunger-related causes each day, or one child every five seconds. About 5.8 million children die from hunger-related issues each year, about double the total population of the state of Utah. (Source: Black, Robert, Morris, Saul, & Jennifer [...]
Posted on March 21st, 2009 by Nathan Gwilliam
Filed under: Charity, Domain Names, Ending Poverty, Giving Back, Hunger, Microlending, Social Enterprise, e-Business | 1 Comment »