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HHS Announces Medicare Details for Eligible People in Same-Sex Marriages
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) reports that the Social Security Administration (SSA) can now process requests for Medicare Part A and Part B Special Enrollment Periods, and...more



CauseWired Founder: Four Tips for Social Entrepreneurs
Tom Watson, consultant and Forbes contributor, shares four critical lessons he's learned to social entrepreneurs. He left the corporate world to build his own social venture, a small consulting...more

ABFE to Provide Unconventional Solutions that Impact Black Communities
The Association of Black Foundation Executives (ABFE) will be bringing together leaders and professionals in philanthropy to discuss charitable solutions in tackling the needs of the Black community...more

Loras College to Host Civic Engagement Summit
Loras College, a Catholic college in Dubuque, will host the Campus Compact Upper Midwest Civic Engagement Summit. The summit will engage various college and university students in Iowa, Minnesota...more

How a Social Entrepreneur Created an Impactful Organization to Reduce Homelessness
Ed Peterson, the founder and Executive Director of Housing Hope is one of Everett, Washington's best social entrepreneurs. Peterson has been highly regarded businessman in the community when he...more

Make Impact: Social Enterprise Learning
Angela Sanders of Paramus Post shares examples of local social enterprises that may not be obvious, but are slowly making a difference. Sanders put the spotlight on social enterprise, defining it...more

Advocates Plead $100 Million to End Homelessness in Minnesota
Homeless advocates flocked to the State Capitol to lobby legislators in rolling out $100 million in funds to shelter the homeless in Minnesota. The hefty amount would fund 5,000 units across...more

On Discussing Women and Social Enterprises
Although more women are now helming in social enterprises on their own, there is still a lack of diversity in the sector. The Guardian has created a Live Q&A segment n Thursday 23 January at 12:00...more

Burma Civil Society Groups Goes on a Study Trip to Sri Lanka
Members of a Burma civil society group comprised of lawyers, journalists, women social rights advocates, among others, have embarked on a trip to Colombo to meet with and learn from the experiences...more






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Hippocampus Raises $2.4 Million Funds for Expansion in South India


Hippocampus Raises $2.4 Million Funds for Expansion in South India

Leading Bangalore-based rural kindergarten and remedial school programs provider, Hippocampus Learning Centres, is set to expand its operations in South India, thanks to Unitus Seed Fund, India’s most active seed-stage impact investor.




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