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The Repurpose Schoolbag: A Powerful Innovation Project
A South African innovation project uses the power of re-purposing to help more children in rural areas get access to the education they need and deserve. The Repurpose schoolbag is a recycled...more



Homeless Count Growing in New Hampshire
According to a statistical study conducted by the state Department of Health and Human Services' Bureau of Homeless and Housing Services, homelessness in New Hampshire is slightly growing....more

Remedy for the Social Enterprise Sector
Mitchell Kutney, co-founder of @JustChangeOtt and contributor at Huffington Post, writes about the social enterprise panacea and their actors in traditional businesses, nonprofits, foundations and...more

A Grant for Education with Strings Attached
The samefacts.com blog, hosted by Robert H. Frank a management professor at Cornell's Business School, has an interesting discussion of a grant from the Broad Foundation to support schools in New...more

Supermom Fourth Season Calls on Women with Heart of Gold
"The Supermom", which debuted in 2010, is currently seeking new entries for its fourth season dubbed as the "Heart of Gold Edition." Organizers of the reality TV show are looking for women who...more

Bandon City Council 2013-14 Goals
The Bandon City Council has recently released a list of its goals for the 2013 to 2014. The list helps the council establish priorities and provides guidance for city...more

Biocom Institute Launches STEM Voice Video Competition
Biocom Institute launched a science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) Voice video competition in collaboration with The Coalition of State Bioscience Institutes (CSBI). The STEM...more

Medicare Comparison Website Makes Supplemental Health Insurance Searches Easy for Elderly
With the Medicare Supplemental Insurance Comparison website up and running, the painstaking research for supplemental insurance will enable the elderly to have easy access to information to...more

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Apple has announced the HealthKit - a part of its latest iOS release (iOS8) at the World Wide Developers Conference (WWDC). The HealthKit is revolutionizing digital and mobile health care. The...more






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DIGDEEP Brings Clean Water to Many American Homes

DIGDEEP Brings Clean Water to Many American Homes
DIGDEEP Water, a human rights organization founded by  international human rights lawyer George McGraw, designs water access projects....



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