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Colin Smith's Blog – March 2010 Archive (5)

Acting on Food Security

Here is where I start to feel a little gulity about my role in all of this. The most I have done on this front is to pop some tins in a shopping basket in our local supermarket and to row 200 metre for sport relief.

To my shame I just to contribute to relief work in Haiti before the Earthquake but let my contributions lapse as I had more pressing issue at home. By joining in this discussion I have now decided it is time again to look at a monthly contribution to one or more…


Added by Colin Smith on March 31, 2010 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment


Living in the UK, I find this a very difficult issue to comment on, as far as a local innitative is concerned. I have investigated this issue and have come up with this news report on Local Poverty. Take a look at this link to see the worse kind of poverty we have in cornwall.
Most of our…

Added by Colin Smith on March 30, 2010 at 7:29pm — No Comments

What I will be doing in 2020

I hope to be in the same postion I am now in my home and work life. I am lucky enough to be involved in the education of Marine Biology students, so I feel I am contributing in the production of the next generation of world warriors. Also at home I now monitor everything we do and try to save on everything. In ten years time I will be doing the same or even more to help our dying world.

Added by Colin Smith on March 29, 2010 at 1:40pm — No Comments

Following an Innovator

ACT1 I feel this group (Afrigadget) of innovators are where we should be looking, they are adapting everyday materials into useful ojects after they have passed their sell by dates. I.e Tyres into cattle drinking recepticles. I have Joined their facebook group to lrearn more about their ideas. Alos after listerning to Jane McGonigal presentation below, I too feel that she may well have something with this idea.

Added by Colin Smith on March 29, 2010 at 12:48pm — 2 Comments

Social Innovation LEARN 1

"Innovate on existing platforms (We’ve got bicycles and mobile phones in Africa, plus lots of metal to weld. Innovate using that stuff, rather than bringing in completely new tech.)" This make so much more sense to me, simply solutions with small costs, will bring help to many. Again and again, this is stiffled by the need of so many, to make money out of these kind of things rather than doing it for the sake of helping people in great need.

One Such Idea is this Bicycle, I am…


Added by Colin Smith on March 29, 2010 at 11:42am — No Comments

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