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Kimberly-Clark Supports 14th Annual World Toilet Summit In New Delhi, India

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As part of Kimberly-Clark’s (K-C) commitment to improve sanitation worldwide, the company sponsored and participated in the 14th annual World Toilet Summit held in New Delhi, India on January 19-20, 2015.

Policymakers, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), the private sector, religious leaders, academics, experts, celebrities, the media and other sanitation sector stakeholders came together to amplify the Indian government’s Swachh Bharat (Clean India) mission, and mobilize partnerships to address India’s sanitation challenges.

P&G Documentary Remembers the Victims and Honors the Survivors of Haiyan

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This 13-minute P&G documentary remembers the victims and honors the survivors of Haiyan by shining a light on what remains after the storm: the Filipino resilience to overcome challenges, the ability to rise again, and the tremendous strength to move forward after so much loss.

View the documentary on YouTube

Hope in the Aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan

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One year ago, Super Typhoon Haiyan—the strongest tropical typhoon on record to make landfall—devastated a huge part of central Philippines, claiming thousands of lives and destroying homes and livelihoods.  

MLB, MLBPA Announce Education Initiative with USAID in the Dominican Republic

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February 6, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The Office of the Commissioner of Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association jointly announced today a partnership with the United States Government through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) to focus on education in the Dominican Republic.

From Crisis to Collaboration: Building Stronger Systems in Response to Ebola

Free Webinar, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 1:30-2:30 P.M. EST
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How can companies and nongovernmental organizations better respond to global outbreaks? What are the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead? Join the Points of Light Corporate Service Council and Disaster Response Team, along with companies who are leading Ebola response efforts. Hear examples, highlights and reactions from GE, GSK, IBM, Jhpiego and USAID.

Speakers include:

Improving Climate Change Resiliency in Latin America and the Caribbean

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Kena Vasquez, project manager in AECOM’s international development business, discusses her work with the U.S. Agency for International Development to strengthen resilience to climate change in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Eight Steps to Develop a More-Resilient Philippines

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Eight steps to build a more-resilient Philippines

One year ago, Typhoon Haiyan (known locally as "Yolanda") struck the Philippines, killing more than 6,000 people and directly affecting 16 million others. It caused extensive damage to water systems, schools, hospitals, health facilities and other infrastructure. 

Upcoming #3BLchat: Global Pro Bono is Moving the Needle on Maternal Health | Wednesday, Nov 19 at 1PM EST

USAID, Merck for Mothers, PYXERA Global & Jacaranda Health talk about how cross-sector partnership is changing the face of maternal health
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Mark Your Calendars!

Date:  Wednesday, Nov 19
Time:  1 pm, ET

According to many leading organizations in global health, including the Public Health Institute, 2014 presented 3 major megatrends in healthcare: 

Children International Youth Selected as Ambassador for the Education Minister of Zambia’s “Let’s Read Zambia!” Campaign

The “Let’s Read Zambia!” Campaign Aims to Improve Children’s and Youths’ Reading Levels and Strengthen Their Overall Educational Performance
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Kansas City, MO, August 21, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  Children International youth Francine, age 12, has been selected as an ambassador for the Education Minister of Zambia’s “Let’s Read Zambia!” campaign. The campaign is part of a larger initiative supported by UNICEF and USAID that aims to create a million new readers by 2016.

Children International Responds to Humanitarian Crisis at U.S. Border

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Kansas City, MO, July 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Details continue to unfold about the urgent humanitarian situation at the U.S. border as increasing numbers of children and youth – many from the countries in which Children International works, such as Guatemala and Honduras – flee the overwhelming poverty, instability and violence in their homelands. Their goal is to find refuge in the United States, yet they face a perilous journey with little hope of being able to stay once they arrive.

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