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Fred de Sam Lazaro

17 April 2019

Kigali, Rwanda

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The first of it's kind, a medical drone base has opened in Rwanda that aims to cut down the time it takes to deliver blood from blood banks to hospitals. Serving 21 rural health facilities throughout the region, the a...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

16 April 2019

Kigali, Rwanda

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Drone-powered medical deliveries are no longer a concept of the future, thanks to Zipline, a California-based start-up that is delivering medical supplies to rural hospitals in Rwanda. While the drones are limited to ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

21 February 2019

Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

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In the rural landscape of Wisconsin dairy farming, a local nonprofit organization connects American farmers with their immigrant employees to build a bridge with language and comprehensive job training. While the immi...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

7 February 2019

Thailand

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A unique boarding school in Thailand has inspired close to 200 more of its kind. At Mechai Bamboo School, students benefit from a combination of traditional classroom instruction and hands-on activities, including sta...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

6 February 2019

Thailand

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At the Bamboo School in rural eastern Thailand, students have direct control over their learning and complete coursework that emphasizes the importance of leadership and empathy. The hands-on curriculum, which include...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

24 January 2019

Huay Ton Chok, Chiang Mai Province, Thailand

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A handful of viruses can spread from diseased animals to humans leading to deadly epidemics that could have been prevented if the animals had been identified and treated. In Thailand, doctors are trying to do just thi...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

23 January 2019

Huay Ton Chok, Thailand

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Connecting villagers to local governments and researchers is important to controlling possible disease outbreaks at their source. The One Health disease protection program, also known as PODD, uses funding from Endin...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

11 January 2019

Pailin, Cambodia

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A pilot program in western Cambodia is taking a coordinated, localized approach to decreasing cases of malaria in remote, hard to reach areas. The U.S.-funded program called the President’s Malaria Initiative operates...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

8 January 2019

Minnesota, United States

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For students who are people of color, the first to attend college in their families, and from low-income families, the likelihood of finishing a four-year college degree is 12 percent. Wallin Education Partners pairs ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

1 October 2018

New Mexico, United States

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As a coal plant closes in Navajo Nation, and taking jobs with it, residents cautiously look to solar energy as a way forward. While the installation of the Kayenta Solar Project did provide jobs, those jobs were tempo...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

13 August 2018

Nairobi, Kenya

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Food companies like General Mills and Hershey are sharing their expertise with entrepreneurs in Africa to help strengthen their businesses and depend less on foreign imports. Employees of the company volunteer through...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

6 August 2018

Kenya

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In Kenya, mapping technology is helping to raise the standard of living by ensuring that the location of urban slums are being recorded, along with locations of electric lines, water tanks, public toilets, and more. ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

20 June 2018

Thoreau, New Mexico, United States

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In the Navajo Nation, a territory the size of West Virginia that spans counties in New Mexico, Arizona, and Utah, people live in extreme poverty and lack access to clean water or electricity. A group called DigDeep is...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

7 June 2018

Atlanta, Georgia, United States

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An organization called Books for Africa collects donations of books from all over the country to send to schools in Rwanda. Books for Africa has sent over 41 million books over the past 30 years to 53 different countr...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

29 May 2018

Kalimpong, West Bengal, India

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The Gandhi Ashram school in a small Himalayan community gives each student a violin when they begin and keeps music central to the curriculum. This focus teaches kids life skills like self-confidence and focus, but al...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

19 April 2018

Tamil Nadu, India

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An organization funded by the government called Foundation for Ecological Security is leading the charge to reforest wastelands in India to alleviate some of the struggles that rural areas undergo. This creates holdin...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

5 March 2018

El Salvador

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A garment factory in El Salvador combines work and education by offering classes and incentives to study for the one-fifth of its workforce without an education. Those who do not study are often let go, but have the c...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

25 February 2018

San Salvador, El Salvador

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YouthBuild El Salvador is a program, partly funded by the United States, that teaches participants leadership and marketable skills, with an underlying emphasis on empathy, responsibility, and conflict resolution. In ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

24 November 2017

Kigali, Rwanda

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The Akilah Institute, the first all-female college in Rwanda, is empowering women to be financially independent through training in entrepreneurship, the hospitality industry and information technology.

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

23 November 2017

Rwanda

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At the Akilah Institute, the first all-women's college in Rwanda, students focus on entrepreneurship, hospitality industry, and information technology careers. The school, designed to accurately reflect the realities ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

22 November 2017

Machakos, Machakos County, Kenya

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In a small town in Kenya called Machakos, several solar power startups are bringing light and electricity to families who previously went without. Using a pay-as-you-go mobile payment system and a single solar panel, ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

2 November 2017

Karachi, Pakistan

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In Karachi, Pakistan’s Jinnah hospital, a private-public partnership between the government and the business sector have brought in over $35 million in donations. Those donations have led to new equipment, buildings, ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

26 October 2017

Karachi, Pakistan

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For disease eradication campaigns to succeed, public health officials need to interact with the public. In Pakistan, the front line against polio is comprised of women who reach out to directly to families with young ...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

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13 April 2016

Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi, India

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In many rural communities in India, access to clean drinking water is still scarce. The cost of bottled water is prohibitive, city pipes are in poor condition, and the municipal tanker trucks that supply some water ar...

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Fred de Sam Lazaro

16 September 2015

Bangalore, Karnataka, India

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In a country where millions of citizens make less than $2 a day, a chain of hospitals has brought down the prices of life-saving surgeries and pioneered a health insurance plan that is just 11 cents a month. These hos...

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