(The Humanitarian Social Network)
Did you know that it just takes a donation of $100 to send a girl to school for an entire year? What could be more valuable to a young girl than to have the opportunity to receive an education?
Here in North America what can you buy for $100? Think of how far $100 goes; you could buy a pair of designer jeans, maybe attend a concert, or spend it in about 5 minutes at a…Continue
Added by Tammy Corbett on November 21, 2014 at 9:50am — No Comments
It's "official" - One Laptop Per Child is falling apart.
Christoph Derndorfer concludes with, "So something tells me that in the coming weeks and months we will see many lengthy - and sometimes beer-soaked - offline and online discussions about what a post-OLPC era could, would, and should look like..."
Added by Sora Edwards-Thro on June 27, 2013 at 9:00am — No Comments
A guest post on how-matters.org by Rajasvini Bhansali
It had been six months since I started my new role as a management advisor for a network of youth polytechnics in rural Kenya. The Wakamba village elders in Maseki village where I lived had named me Mutanu meaning “one who smiles a lot.” My career, coursework, and …Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on January 27, 2013 at 6:16pm — No Comments
[ Summary of this blog: We know education and knowledge always act as an asset for everyone’s life. Library can do a big roll for learning. However, our farmers, garment workers and another poor service holders, labors have no opportunity, necessary education and time to access in library. For that…Continue
Added by Suman Chowdhury Mony on May 20, 2012 at 11:57pm — No Comments
I sit writing this post at my small desk, in the rapidly changing city of Tamale, northern Ghana (living in this city is like watching development occur). It is a simple room, furnished with both local and foreign amenities. A simple cupboard, a bed with mosquito net unused, a floral bed sheet for a curtain, an air conditioner used sparingly, a tea set, hauled from Beijing, China – my sanity and saving grace. A book on “Reading & Writing Chinese: Simplified Character Edition”. The Second…Continue
Added by Brendan Rigby on April 12, 2012 at 4:16am — No Comments
Andebo Pax Pascal shares his experience as an aid worker in Africa’s newest country in his second guest post. By examining beneficiaries’ place (or lack thereof) in two projects, he explores whether the development discourse has drifted into the abstract, beyond those he serves.
The idea of different categories of people--donors, government representatives,…Continue
Added by Jennifer Lentfer on April 1, 2012 at 6:11am — No Comments