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August 2010 Blog Posts (2)

LEARN 1- Provide skills, not just finished technologies



As the old saying goes: "Give a man a fish and you will feed him for a

day, teach a man to fish and you will feed him for a lifetime". If we

are to change the world for the better, we need to teach the people who

will live in said world how to actually live there. Social

innovation is as much about changing peoples attitudes as it is about

creating solutions, maybe more. When teaching a person how he/she can do

it by themselves instead of just handing… Continue

Added by Erik Sundbäck on August 30, 2010 at 7:11am — No Comments

Evokation: Gratitude Gardens



Gratitude Gardens: Discovering Our Global Heritage





The Gratitude Gardens is a global collaborative…

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Added by Nick Heyming on August 10, 2010 at 12:27am — 3 Comments

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