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Social Pioneers

INTRODUCTION: Celebrate the possible Necessity is, of course, the mother of invention – and that’s as true in public services as any other fiel…
26 March 2009Louise Pulford
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Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya
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Prayer wheel powered LED display in the Himalaya

Flashing prayer-wheel: pieces of a bicycle and concrete, in a place where even Lara Croft couldn’t get to. In Ladakh, a region of the Himalayas, K…
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11 February 2009
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Societal entrepreneurship programme
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Societal entrepreneurship programme

This is the programme declaration and information about the programme on societal entrepreneurship at the Knowledge Foundation. How we work, what we…
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9 February 2009
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The Aravind Eye Care Hospital
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The Aravind Eye Care Hospital

The Aravind Eye Care Hospital began as a small clinic of just 11 beds in Madurai, Tamil Nadu in 1976. Since its establishment is has treated over 2.…
4 February 2009Louise Pulford
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Small is powerful
Collaboration

Small is powerful

The Basque region is the proposed setting for the world's first 'social Silicon Valley'. Alison Benjamin meets two Spaniards intent on creating a po…
15 January 2009Louise Pulford
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Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities)
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Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities)

Let us end the separation :( providing finance for social and... Activities) It’s better and essential every person or group see results of its o…
28 December 2008davood011
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Consciously Rebuilding
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Consciously Rebuilding

Consciously Rebuilding The Consciously Rebuilding organisation was born to respond to the raising needs of the New Orleans community following the…
18 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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Wellbeing: Can we measure it?
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Wellbeing: Can we measure it?

The Local Wellbeing Project is a partnership between the Young Foundation, Professor Richard Layard at the Centre for Economic Performance at the…
18 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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New Orleans 100
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New Orleans 100

New Orleans 100 is a list of new creative and innovative projects that emerged after Hurricane Katrina devastated the city of New Orleans. This col…
17 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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Marketumbrella.org
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Marketumbrella.org

Marketumbrella is an online platform to support both vendors and shoppers. Marketumbrella.org, based in New Orleans and centred around the Crescent…
17 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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The New Orleans Citizen Participation Project
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The New Orleans Citizen Participation Project

The New Orleans Citizen Participation Project is a citizen driven campaign to develop a system of direct involvement of the city’s residents in pu…
17 December 2008Costanza Cappello
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