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Oklahoma Sees Growing Need for Foster Care
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (OKDHS) counts more than 10,000 children placed in foster care. OKDHS has touched base with private agencies to help meet the needs of the children. The...more



San Francisco Launches New App to Get Updates on CalFresh Benefits
San Francisco has recently introduced Promptly, an application to send text message updates for clients at the San Francisco Human Services Agency (HSA). Code for America Fellows at City Hall, in...more

Why The Need To Support Workers\
While U.S. workers are eligible for unpaid leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), which guarantees unpaid, job-protected leave for men and women to care for their newborn or newly...more

MSHDA Provides Community Development Block Grant Funds
The Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) allocates $715,800 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to two cities and three counties. The funding is to be used to upgrade...more

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Rejects $200M Request for Economic Development Initiative
The board that oversees Wisconsin's pension program for public employees has recently rejected a request by the head of Gov. Scott Walker's semi-private economic development agency to tap $200...more

CLASP: Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies
CLASP's recent publication, "Better for Babies: A Study of State Infant and Toddler Child Care Policies," shows data from a recent state survey of child care subsidy, licensing, and quality...more

Mass. Senate Provision to Prevent Families from Being Homeless
A Massachusetts state budget amendment consists of provisions that could help prevent many families from being homeless. The provisions are also designed to help families secure housing assistance...more

Florida Gains $8 Billion Grants for Navigator Programs
The US Department of Health and Human Services announced it will fund $67 billion for navigator programs as part of the federally run insurance exchange. Florida earns a portion of the grants...more






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Abundant Water: Clean Water for Everyone


Abundant Water: Clean Water for Everyone

Abundant Water, founded by social entrepreneur Sunny Forsyth, trains villagers to come up with their own water filters, use them and sell them in their village for sustainable income.




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