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Whole Planet Foundation’s Madagascar Partner Jiro-Ve, Innovating Affordable Lighting Solutions to Low-Income Households

Jiro-Ve has developed a creative approach to meet the last mile distribution challenge for getting safe, affordable lighting solutions to low-income households

Many social enterprises focus on innovation of high-quality products designed to reach low-income customers. By the numbers, this bottom of the pyramid strategy to reach impact and market at scale seems to make sense – analysis of World Bank data from 2011 shows that 71% of the world’s population can be considered poor or low-income.

National Rebuilding Month: Volunteers

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Thanks to nearly 43,000 volunteers, Rebuilding Together completed over 1,900 home and community projects during National Rebuilding Month in 2016. Be a part of the impact this year!

Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic

By Erika George

Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.  

National Rebuilding Month: Aging in Place

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Did you know most homeowners desire to age in place? Unfortunately, the combination of rising costs, fixed income and inadequate housing prevents them from doing so. Rebuilding Together affiliates nationwide provide home repairs and modifications to make this a possibility for low-income homeowners. Find out more:

National Rebuilding Month: Impact of Poor Housing Conditions on Children

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Poor housing conditions can negatively impact the health of those inside – especially children. Get involved during National Rebuilding Month. Learn about how to make your home safer for your children and grandchildren. Volunteer to help your neighbor do the same. Donate to support the critical repairs that make homes safer and healthier.

Sands China Supports Local Macao Welfare Shop for Fifth Consecutive Year


A group of 40 Sands China Care Ambassadors volunteered their time in February at Macau Holy House of Mercy’s Welfare Shop, helping distribute over 350 food hampers to disadvantaged families, sending them New Year’s blessings for the Year of the Rooster.  The event marks the fifth consecutive year of Sands China Ltd.’s support, which also included a donation of MOP 300,000 presented by Sands China President Dr.


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