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Though I don't have the means to give much in terms of money, I did use twitter to spread word of this very worthwhile charity in Uganda, and I also did donate some money for medical students to go give healthcare in Uganda for this summer.
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 5:02am — No Comments
Citizen X has brought up the new Online payment/transaction system funded by the World Bank and the United Nations where new regional chapters give anyone online access to this new online system. Now anyone anywhere can directly trade or exchange goods/money without dealing with the hassle of long exchange systems, and more importantly this opens areas typically without this kind of internet access to these features so everyone can get involved on the global market.
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:58am — No Comments
I actually made an international purchase with my brother using internet payment system paypal. It is truly unique to see how small the world has become where transactions like this are available across virtually ever border of the world using the internet for monetary systems like this.
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:53am — 1 Comment
When I'm 100 years old my indigenous knowledge I would pass on is only lead people into not only what you can do, but what you will do with them. Telling people to do something can be done by anyone with a voice. But really leading people through something being with them in the hard times and the good, is when people truly learn and follow someone. So whether is being a leader militarily, being a school teacher, or even a coach lead those you are trusted with through what needs to be…Continue
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:48am — No Comments
The best way for emergency communication in an urban environment can be tricky because not all urban areas are as developed as others. So you would want to build in a multi-tiered system that would broadcast emergency information, via television, radio, and cellular device if applicable. All public areas should be equipped with these devices to help communicate what could vital life saving information during a time of crisis in a hectic urban environment.
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:37am — No Comments
This is a pretty significant step for women's rights. China has had a pretty harsh history in regards to how women have been treated in rural China and very strict political limitations in general. Seeing a development like this would be unimaginable when I was growing up in the 1990's. This is a very larger population that had been kept in the dark politically speaking that is finally found a voice.…Continue
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:32am — No Comments
The future of money needs to be accessible to everyone, so the UN and the World Bank should put forth a joint effort in making more, and better reach local currency exchanges that bring people and their resources closer together than ever before. To setup regional charters that help the flow of currency from nation to another so not only large aide from government to government could be applied but one community in nation A could send money to a community in nation B.
Added by Brian Hurley on May 2, 2015 at 4:24am — No Comments
Provide skills, not just finished technologies. The current revolution in design for developing countries is the notion of co-creation, of teaching the skills necessary to create the solution,
rather than simply providing the solution. By involving the community throughout the design process, you can help equip people to innovate and contribute to the evolution of the product. Furthermore, they acquire the skills needed to create solutions to a much wider variety of problems. They are…
Added by Brian Hurley on February 10, 2015 at 1:47pm — No Comments
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