A crash course in changing the world.
EVOKE was developed by the World Bank Institute in the year 2010. It was created by Alchemy. The goal of the social network game is to help empower young people all over the world , and especially young people in Africa, to come up with creative solutions to our most urgent social problems. The first people who played the game was on March 3, 2010. The EVOKE network has three stages: LEARN, ACT,and IMAGINE. That is, you need to learn about a given crisis, take corresponding actions…Continue
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URGENT EVOKE : Marriage Crisis.
We reconciled marriages. Now it's your turn. At least one million couples are divorce each day.
This week : Take action to help re-unite at least one of those couples.
LEARN During a divorce, children security is vital. Many a times, the children are either entrusted to the father , or to the mother depending on the…Continue
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Peter Sandman , an expert in risk communication explains why risk truly has two elements - hazard and outrage - and why understanding them both is crucial to crisis communication as well as pandemic journalism.
He said that : Risk = hazard + outrage.
That is, the risk that kills people and the risk that upset people are completely different. If you know a risk is deadly, that tells you almost nothing about whether it is upsetting. If…Continue
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The Kilum-Ijim Forest project is a project currently funded by the Global Environmental Facility (GEF ), UNDP and the British department for international development ( DFID ) through the civil society challenge fund. In the past it has also received funding from the joint funding scheme ( DFID ), the Global environment facility ( GEF ) through the Cameroon biodiversity conservation and management programme and fisheries through the…Continue
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In Cameroon the Ministry of Environment and forests ( MINEF ) headed by Minister Elvis Ngole Ngole is maintaining sustainable management of Prunus africana in Mount Cameroon.
Prunus africana is a pan-africa montane tree species found through out the highlands of Cameroon.Mount Cameroon supports the most important population of Prunus in Africa. The back of Prunus is used locally for traditional medecine, and it is also the raw material for Plantecam - a…Continue
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These are the resilience strategies I uncovered to my neighbours:
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In the future Cameroon could face critical problems in the following domains:
In the domain of management , Ushahidi could help track informations that would engage government, businesses and citizens…Continue
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I have opened a facebook account and a twitter account to help the Central American Women Leadership fellowship (CAWL) raise money to assist their programs.In this account I will post the link of CAWL site so that many could visit the website and donate.
Also, I'm assisting my mother on fish drying to help empower her more economically.
The Central America Women's Leadership Fellowship (CAWL ) program is doing so much to help empower women. It is a partnership between iLEAP; The center for critical service and the Seattle International Foundation. They have been accepting applications for participation in a three-months intensive training program in leadership and social innovation for up to five (5) Central American female community leaders. The leadership training is to take place in Seattle, Washington, from…Continue
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It's April 1 , 2020 in the Republic of Cameroon. It's 3 p.m in the University of Buea , Cameroon. I have been awarded a Ph.d in alternative currency. The Cameroon government has embraced my idea of using alternative currency in University of Buea and within the city of Buea. As a result many people would enrol in the University of Buea in the coming academic year since the government (conventional ) currency is higher than the " University of Buea Currency ".…Continue
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Alternative currency is generally used in conjunction with conventional money; one may use local currency at the farmers' market and regular greenbacks at the super market.It doesn't try in any way to replace cash, "says Christoph Hensch a Swiss national and former banker living in Christchurch New Zealand. Rather, it offers a way "for people to share and redeem value they have in the community". He says the currencies are most useful in geographical areas or social sectors where…Continue
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Ten things I could do to help a community further their water security efforts:
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Water.org has the most creative idea for solving water crisis. They inspire people to act ;
Donors - to provide consistent financial resources with a sense of solidarity for those in need of safe water.
Staff and volunteers - to seek innovative and efficient solutions to meeting the global water supply needs of today and tomorrow.
People in need of safe water - to take the lead in meeting their own…Continue
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