A crash course in changing the world.
Celebrating Easter- and we are using a coffee pot to power the stove while making coffee.Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ordway on October 9, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments
I think that a coffee pot that creates energy would be awesome!Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ordway on October 9, 2013 at 8:22pm — No Comments
Awesome way to utilize daily activities to create energy!Continue
Added by Elizabeth Ordway on October 9, 2013 at 8:20pm — No Comments
My favorite hint, "secret," from Design in Africa is to "share knowledge and skills to continue the innovative process both to and from people and communities."
I think this is the underlying necessity for anything to be done effectively. It is not only about sharing your knowledge base, but having the knowledge of others shared with you. Knowing what I can do and what you can do better brings us together to innovate, to find the solutions that will not only work, but are possible.…Continue
Added by Brenn Ritchie on October 1, 2013 at 8:16pm — No Comments
An old saying goes, "give a man a fish and he can eat for a day. Show a man how to fish and he will never starve." This is true in many scenarios that are prevalent in today's struggling world. Some countries do not even have fresh water to drink. The developing countries around the world look to other well developed and industrial countries such as The United States, China, and many countries in Europe. Giving these countries a jump start in the right direction could not only benefit…Continue
Added by Coleman Stanley on September 12, 2013 at 3:34am — No Comments
In 2020, I will probably be in my senior year in college. If all goes well, I'll have my Bachelors in International Business, with a French as my foreign language. Then go into the work field. And after a couple of years, if I want, I'll go back.
Added by David "Kiko" Ibarra on April 21, 2013 at 10:53pm — No Comments
For this mission, I need it to pick one article from Women Watch (http://www.un.org/womenwatch/ungen/). From this website, I have chose this website. This article was about 13 years old kid fighting for children's rights. Her name is Hakima. Children's rights are vert important, Especially girls rights are…Continue
Added by Jaemin Kim on March 17, 2013 at 5:52pm — No Comments
I am joining a community and service group called teddy baby. A group called teddy baby helps a certain area of village in BSD. There are eight Millennium Development Goals, but one of our millennium goal is empowering women. We all have a different rolls, like example; Going to village every Thursday, Selling the teddy bears whenever our school has a events, making other thing than a teddy bear. I am doing two jobs in this group, I go to the village every Thursday and sell the teddy…Continue
Added by Yohan Lee on March 17, 2013 at 2:41pm — No Comments
A 13-year old Ugandan girl fights for children's rights
It is about a girl called Hakima, she is from Uganda. She has volunteered in child rights organization Plan International. She is leading child rights initiatives in her school and her community. This year she joined the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women they are focusing to stop violence against women and girls. She went to New York for this event to learn more things that effects women's and girls.
Added by Yohan Lee on March 17, 2013 at 2:28pm — No Comments
Water is really important for us, we need it for drinking, taking bath, washing clothes, etc. So, it's okay to use water for those things, but there is one very big problem when we are using the water and that is we are wasting it. An average galloons of water wasted in America is 40 thousands a year, even the washing machine used 50 galloons of water. Taking bath is really important for our body's hygienic, but it uses 19 thousand galloons of water a year and over all the water used in the…Continue
Added by Kao Min Hao on March 12, 2013 at 5:10pm — No Comments
In 2020, I'm living in United States of America by myself studying in University. I'm also a professional basketball player in the NBA. I always wish to play in NBA since I was in grade 6 and I also always watch the best professional basketball player in those days. But now, I don't need to watch them play, because I'm already in the situation where they were 10 years ago. Many people had helped me improve in basketball and because of them I can have a good life like these. But, because…Continue
Added by Kao Min Hao on March 12, 2013 at 4:29pm — No Comments
It's 2020, it has been about 7 years since the CAT CAS group taught the girls English and woman on how to make handicraft products. To start with girls, they learned English while the other same age kids didn't. They are well educated by learning English which is an one of the most commonly use language globally. By learning English they are now possible to communicate with lots of people around the world. They are now about in High School and got better and better in English every year and…Continue
Added by Ho Jun Kong on March 12, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments
It's 2020, I just finished my school, I have certificate that I'm going to use it to apply job in the big city. I am very grateful for those people who gave me a chance to study when I was 12 years old, they are my inspiration now. I believe that I can help my family and used this education to earn a living and teach it to my next generation. All this time, I realize that woman are treated differently, people think that woman only can do house work, but they absolutely wrong. Which is why…Continue
Added by Bening Mustika on March 11, 2013 at 12:43pm — No Comments
So, in the act 6 part, I was teaching little kids especially the little girls about english. I think the thing that I already teach them will be very useful for them because english is an important subject if we want to be successful. Their value will increase since their knowledge is wider than the one that never had an actual english lesson. This way, they won't be treat as worthless person. All this time, people always think that women must only work at home. They will change the world…Continue
Added by rafi pratomo on March 10, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments
This mission require me to find an interesting article and investigate it more. The website is called Women Watch and the article that I chose for this mission is "Violence against Women is not inevitable".
In that article it says that violence is not inventible, everyone must end it…Continue
Added by rafi pratomo on March 10, 2013 at 2:19pm — No Comments
For this Mission, I need to help one girl to get a better access to education or economic opportunity. I kept thinking how to do this mission until, I remember that I have a friends that started a community and service (CAS) about teaching english to little kids. The CAS is called Riveria. They chose to name this program riveria because the school is located near the river. Here is the photo of evidence when I teach the little kids, especially the little girl about english.…Continue
Added by rafi pratomo on March 10, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments
Knowledge is the main problem that blocks woman from economy. Our group decide to donate many school supplies such as books, pencils, pen, and etc to children in the villagers through from a community and service in my school named "invisible children". Basically they need students to donate books and more school supplies for the children in the village so they can have the privilege to learn how to read and write.
"Invisible Children" has a goal which is helping children in the…
Added by surya kristianto pringgodigdo on March 10, 2013 at 1:41pm — No Comments
The main problem of what blocks woman to access economy is knowledge. My group and I decided to donate school supplies such as knowledge books, notebooks, pencils, erasers etc to children in villagers through community and service (CAS) in my school. We believe that if we help them, they can have knowledge that is useful for future. Because the knowledge books that we donate are physic, biology, math etc. The CAS is called “The Invisible Children of Indonesia”.…Continue
Last time, with my CAS(Community and Service) group and one supervisor teacher. We went to an orphanage called Lestari Sayang Anak to help them, because there are a lot of children there and also the helper and the owner of the orphanage, but the place is really small. They live in a not really good environment, because they got no money to buy better house in a better environment. The owner of the orphanage is an American women, she is called Ms. Ingrid. Our CAS project name is Invisible…Continue
Added by Kao Min Hao on March 7, 2013 at 3:38pm — No Comments
CAT, Craft and Teach is a community and service in our school to teach English and how to make handicrafts. They teach kids English, most of them girls, and teach woman how to make handicrafts. I contributed to this community as a helper photographer to doc**ent their community and service progress.…Continue