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A Sweet and Delicious Job – Former Sponsored Child Enjoys the First Taste of Success After Escaping Childhood Poverty in Guatemala

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A Sweet and Delicious Job

By Javier Carcámo and Lindsey Quinn

Former sponsored child Shirly Alvarado lives in one of the impoverished zones at the margins of Guatemala City. Her community was formed by people termed “land invaders.” It’s a negative phrase that hits close to home: Shirly’s father had to become an “invader” – or squatter – when they didn’t have another place to live.

F.B. Heron Foundation Says Efforts Bolstered By Their Bloomberg

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F.B Heron Foundation's President Clara Miller discusses how their Bloomberg Terminal helped to shape the foundation in 2013.

Children International Launches First Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education Program in the United States

The Aflatoun Program Teaches Children and Youth in Little Rock Skills They Can Use to Overcome Economic Challenges
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Kansas City, MO, January 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  In January, Children International in Little Rock, Arkansas, launched the first Aflatoun Child Social & Financial Education program in the United States. Through financial literacy and awareness, Aflatoun, which has been in existence as a global organization since 2005, equips children and youth with skills they can use to help overcome the economic challenges they have faced growing up.  

HP at the Global Citizen Festival

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HP on YouTube

HP is the year-round technology partner for The Global Poverty Project and Global Citizen Festival, helping mobilize global action to end extreme poverty.

More information about HP's partnership with the Global Poverty Project.

 

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: Changing the global food narrative

“The dominant story about the future of the world food supply is logical, well known and wrong.”
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By Jonathan Foley,  Director of the Institute on the Environment at the University of Minnesota | 20 December 2013

There’s a powerful narrative being told about the world’s food system — in classrooms, boardrooms, foundations and the halls of government around the world. It’s everywhere. And it makes complete sense when you listen to it. The problem is, it’s mostly based on flawed assumptions.

Joyful Ceremony in Zambia Thanks Children International and Sponsors for School Feeding Program

School Feeding Programs in Zambia Help Improve School Attendance While Meeting Nutritional Needs
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Kansas City, MO, December 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Representatives from schools in Lusaka, Zambia, gathered at a joyful ceremony in Kanyama to thank Children International and Children International sponsors for the assistance their students have received through the School Feeding Program.

Creating Opportunities to Overcome Poverty

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By Sue Adkins, International Director, Business in the Community

The Power of Sustainable Supply Chains

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By Sue Adkins, International Director, Business in the Community

The Power of Knowledge

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By Sue Adkins, International Director, Business in the Community

 

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