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Tyson Foods Expands OneEgg Partnership to Nepal, Honduras and Ethiopia

Projects to increase accessibility of protein for children and fund nutritional research
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SPRINGDALE, Ark., October 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – One million children under 5 years of age in Nepal (or 36 percent of the population) suffer chronic malnutrition and 10 percent suffer from acute malnutrition. The difficulty in acquiring protein is a contributing factor to the nutrition gap in the south Asian country. In an effort to help combat those issues in Nepal, as well as Honduras and Ethiopia, Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE: TSN) announced today a series of grants to OneEgg, a non-profit organization that delivers eggs to children in need.

Tyson Foods Expands Partnership with OneEgg to Nepal

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In an effort to combat chronic malnutrition in Nepal, Tyson Foods is partnering with OneEgg and Shreenagar Agro to supply eggs to children in Nepal.

Moushumi Shrestha and her husband Satish, who together own Shreenagar Agro, have been providing eggs to children in Nepal since the 2015 earthquake. Currently they are reaching 700 children a week and hope to provide eggs to 7,000 children over the next two years.

Pollinate Energy Bringing Affordable Light, Energy and Clean Water to Low Income Areas in India and Nepal

A social business employing low-income locals to sell affordable, sustainable household products is changing the everyday lives of disadvantaged urban and rural communities.
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BANGALORE, India, October 11, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Pollinate Energy is improving the lives of India’s urban and Nepal’s rural poor by giving them access to sustainable everyday household products and empowering local entrepreneurs. The social enterprise joins the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a pledge to reach an additional 500,000 people amongst India’s and Nepal’s poorest by employing an extra 400 female sales people, called Pollinators, to sell 100,000 sustainable solar lamps, clean cookstoves and water filters by 2020. 

Gaining Perspective in Nepal

By Ian Whitlow, Creative Strategist
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If you ever find yourself in Kathmandu, try the MOMO. Seriously, that stuff is delicious.

Earlier this year, I did find myself in Kathmandu. And while I ate my weight in momo, that wasn’t why I was there.

Along with several other members on the Tyson Foods Corporate Communications team, I traveled to Nepal to meet Moushumi Shrestha – agricultural entrepreneur and, together with Tyson Foods, co-sponsor of a brand new ONEEGG project in Nepal.

Nepal Validated by WHO for Eliminating Blinding Trachoma

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The World Health Organization (WHO) announced today that it has validated Nepal as the sixth country to eliminate trachoma as a public health problem.

Nepal Makes Progress Towards a National Agroforestry Policy

The landlocked mountainous nation will become the second country in the world to have a national agroforestry policy, with support from the World Agroforestry Centre and the Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
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The World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) is assisting with the development of a national agroforestry policy for Nepal along with the Climate Technology Centre and Network.

In November 2017, an inter-ministerial coordination committee, of which ICRAF is a facilitating member, organized a series of consultations on how the policy could tackle barriers restricting widespread adoption of agroforestry.

Xylem Commits $1 Million in Expanded Support for Relief Efforts in Response to Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and Flooding in South Asia

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RYE BROOK, N.Y., September 20, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Xylem announced plans to expand its support to $1 million in contributions and volunteer time to the recovery and rebuild efforts underway in response to some of the most devastating weather events on record: Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, and the severe flooding in India, Nepal and Bangladesh.  The Company’s actions include monetary contributions from the Company and its corporate citizenship initiative Xylem Watermark, employee plus matching gift donations and an expansion of its ongoing employee volunteer initiatives in the affected areas. 

FedEx Named a 2016 Winner for Prestigious U.S. Chamber Foundation Corporate Citizenship Award

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November 18, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation Corporate Citizenship Center named FedEx the winner of the 2016 Corporate Citizenship Awards, in the category of Best Disaster Response and Community Resilience Program.

Adventures Through Nepal: My Journey with National Geographic Student Expeditions

By: Claudia Reid, a rising senior from Southside High School in Alabama.
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This summer, DIRECTV, now part of the AT&T family, and FOX Networks (parent company of National Geographic) sent 4 amazing high school students from across the United States and Latin America on a National Geographic Student Expedition through the Nat Geo Mundo Explorer competition. These once-in-a-lifetime adventures took the 4 students on immersive learning trips, where they explored exciting destinations with National Geographic photographers, scientists and writers from

STAR India's New Talk Show 'Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi' Will Celebrate Social Impact

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At 8PM on Sunday, October 18, Star Plus will debut Aaj Ki Raat Hai Zindagi, a new talk show hosted by Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan that aims to celebrate the people across India making a difference in their communities. Star Plus is the flagship channel of 21st Century Fox's STAR India, and the new series represents the latest in STAR's long history of using the power and reach of media to tell compelling, socially relevant stories that spark conversation and drive change.

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