Community Development, General/Other News

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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



Wellington Kicks Off New Social Entrepreneurship Opportunities
Social entrepreneurs will have the chance to participate in a series of Good Enterprise workshops organized by the Enspiral group in Wellington. The impetus for the Good Enterprise series echoes...more

Through Ecotourism, Poverty is Reduced near Protected Parks
According to a new research recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, protected natural parks in Costa Rica reduced poverty in neighboring communities by promoting...more

Social Enterprise Brings Nutritious Foods to Nairobi Slums
SokoText is a social enterprise which started in London by Suraj Gudka, a Kenya-born London School of Economics graduate. Currently based in Nairobi, Suraj saw a need to help people living in the...more

NAACP Chapter Expands Efforts for Economic Development
The NAACP South Bend Chapter expands its efforts for economic development. Dynamically working to boost the economic framework of communities, the chapter works through supporting the establishment...more

Combat Vet Created Tankchair to Enable People with Disabilities Enjoy Outdoors
Brad Soden, a combat veteran, has taken inspiration from his wife who an automobile accident that left her paralyzed from the waist down in 1999. Soden is now the owner of Phoenix-based Tankchair...more

No More Aid to Africa?
In an interview with Slate magazine, Zambian-born, Oxford-educated international economist, Dambisa Moyo contends that the international aid model is broken and that aid programs actually leave...more

Community Development Block Grants to Benefit Public Improvement Projects
South Carolina municipalities are billed to benefit from public improvement projects, which also involves a $750,000 drainage improvement grant for the Town of Cameron. State Commerce Department...more






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Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses


Youths in the Middle East Address Unemployment By Creating New Businesses

Youths in the Middle East deal with the world’s social problems such as high youth unemployment rates. As a solution, some are creating new businesses with a social purpose, such as tackling environmental issues, illiteracy or health, while also spurring job creation.




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