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Teaching Kids about Homelessness in a Meaningful Way
Lisa Doyle, communications and donor relations manager for Bridge Communities, shares how Bridge saw the need to educate school-aged children about poverty and homelessness. At Bridge, kids get...more



Coalition for the Homeless Kick Starts Annual Back to School Project
Coalition for the Homeless is set for its sixth annual Project: Back to School, which has provided more than 10,000 backpacks crammed with school supplies to New York City's homeless...more

First-ever EU e-Inclusion Map to Measure Improved Digital Literacy
Together with the Telecentre-Europe and the University of Washington Information School, the JRC study "Mapping e-Inclusion actors in EU27" surveyed up to 3,000 organizations from the public, third...more

Hartford Schools Get Boost From Corporate & Philanthropic Gifts
A recent report has stated that corporations, community groups and local agencies have contributed nearly $15 million to support the school system's reform efforts during the 2011-12 school...more

NYU-Poly Teams Up With HEAF to Provide STEM for Middle-School Students
NYU Poly's Center for K12 STEM Education hooks up with leading NYC education nonprofit HEAF to offer STEM education to underserved middle and high school students in the city. As the demand for...more

What Needs More Funding is Special Education
Jospeh Malinga, an allAfrica.com writer, participated in a civil society team that released a position paper to the parliamentary committee on Education. The paper is part of an effort pushed by...more

Young Social Entrepreneur Works to Improve Education in U.S.
Chase Winder, a young social entrepreneur who founded nonprofit Digital Learning Alliance (DLA), works to rebuild the educational system in the United States through the use of technology that...more

Undergraduate Students Get Financial Aid, Still Suffers from Meeting College Costs
More undergraduates are being awarded financial aid, the average college student still endure unmet college costs and what students can afford to pay on their own or with grant aid. Students with...more

Why You Should Watch Out for This Education Startup
Chicago-based education startup ThinkCERCA, founded in 2012, develops software that teaches grades 4 to 12 students critical thinking and analytical skills. Chuck Templeton, founder of OpenTable...more






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Social Enterprises as Travel Attractions in Nepal


Social Enterprises as Travel Attractions in Nepal

Nepal’s Hidden Journeys has been offering travelers a glimpse of of how Nepali social entrepreneurs operate. Hidden Journeys are inspirational tours that enable tourists to visit Nepal’s changemakers, and have the visitors inspired, learned and changed.




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