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IMAGINE 6: What is life like in 2020 for the girls and women you helped empower in 2010?

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…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on March 12, 2013 at 1:27pm — No Comments

ACT6: Empowering girl and woman

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.…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on March 5, 2013 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

ACT 5: Trying out an alternative currency in class

I couldn't join this activity but I knew what they did and what they have learned. Wish I was there.

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 25, 2013 at 5:13pm — No Comments

ACT 5: Try out an alternative currency or exchange system for yourself!

My mission this week as part of Mission 5, The Future of Money, was to make at least one economic transaction using a non-traditional currency, platform or exchange system I've never used before. Maybe try an alternative currency, participate in a bartering system or skills bank, and maybe want to make a micro-loan. However, I won't be able to try an alternative currency system or make a micro-loan right now. Thus, I chose to try a bartering system. Even though it is not a bartering system…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 19, 2013 at 12:08pm — No Comments

LEARN 6: WomenWatch

14 February, it's Valentine's day. However, it was different to a hundreds of UN staff members. They held a special event that has launched by UN Secretary-Genreal Ban Ki-moon in 2008. In New York, where the headquarters of UN is located, the UN staff members danced and collectively rose up to call for an to end violence against women. It is also knows as 'One Billion Rising' this is an event that is being organized worldwide. ("As UN Staff Rise to End Violence against Women, UN…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 17, 2013 at 7:15pm — No Comments

The Future Of Money

Before we talk about The Future of Money, let me explain The History of Money first. Money is any object that can be accepted as payment to pay for goods and services. It is in form of coins or paper nowadays. It was different back in the time. In the beginning it was use by using 'Barter', 9000 - 6000 B.C Cattle, 1200 B.C Cowrie Shells, 1000 B.C First Metal Money and Coins, 500 B.C Modern…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 14, 2013 at 5:38pm — No Comments

Creative way to bring attention to the need for clean water and sanitation

It is Marh 24, 2020. Alchemy wants me to help to plan a spectacular top secret event to remind to the world about the importance of water security. I have one idea to open this event. It is to open a mud festival, where all people play in the mud, getting mud all over their body. It is good for their skin and it is fun. They will have lots of fun and memorable memories by playing in mud festival. However, they won't go somewhere else unless they are clean after the big fun. Therefore, there…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 3, 2013 at 3:15pm — No Comments

How can I ACT to raise the awareness of water crisis

I have found some websites on water saving projects, as I was thinking of how can I act to save water. Therefore, I found my favorite website, it's from ThamesWater which tells on 'Top tips for saving water'. I knew some of the tips for saving water before, but I also found some new tips. Here are the tips from the website. I am turning off the tap when…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on February 3, 2013 at 1:29pm — No Comments

How am I celebrating a special day in the year 2020?

It's 2020 December 25, Christmas. I am in Indonesia, by the time it gets to December it is wet season here, lots of rain. My family celebrates Christmas every year because we are all Christian. We celebrates by going to church and worship. However, even tough some people aren't christian they still celebrate Christmas by decorating lots of christmas lights all over their house. This christmas lights requires lots and lots of electricity, how are we going to generate all this light?. Well,…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 27, 2013 at 7:29am — No Comments

Energy generator from hamster wheel

Task for LEARN3 was to design a new to power something we use everyday. We use lots of different things everyday, starting from electronic gadgets to transportation, which requires energy. Thus, we have to come up with some way to generate them in different way. What I came up with is to generate a desk light from the energy that is produce by hamster wheel. Hamster loves to play on hamster wheel. It spins and spins, it can generate lots of energy. There are usually at least 2 hamsters each…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 27, 2013 at 7:14am — No Comments

Jonny Cohen, brains behind 'GreenShields'

Jonny Cohen has invented a project named 'GreenShields'. He found a way to save schools money and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing school bus fuel efficiency, on the way to home from school when he was 12 years old. This idea popped into his head when he was having summer cla****, based on aerodynamics at Northwestern University. His first idea was trying to reduce drag and allow the vehicle to use less fuel by attaching a streamlined, transparent Plexiglas cover over a school…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 24, 2013 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Food security and food security problem around me

Food security, "When all people at all times have access to sufficient, safe, nutritious food to aintain a healthy and active life".

Food security is built on three principles. First, food availability, where sufficient quantities of food available on a consisten basis. Second, food access, having sufficient resources to obtain appropriate foods for a nutritious diet. Last, food use, appropriate use based on knowledge…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 20, 2013 at 9:56am — 2 Comments

It's March 10, 2020. What am I eating for dinner?

In March 10, 2020 I'll be a college student or something else. However, I am still going to have a dinner everyday. I don't know where I am going to be, but I might be with my family, or friends. The food that I am eating, will come from my house garden, because by the time it's 2020 many farmers would have stop growing crops and cattle. I might be a vegetarian that time because there are no more space for cattle to run around and be raise in organic healthy way. So, I have prepared this…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 19, 2013 at 8:17am — No Comments

Organic gardening in school

Our school has an after school activities called 'Organic gardening' where they plant, and grow the vegetables by themselves. The area where they grow vegetables isn't that big, it would be a great idea if they can get more space to grow more vegetables, the should be more expanded and more people should be involve to make this activity  more aware and make it big. This organic garden can also be use as a concept of 'Food security' where we can say that they are already learning how to grow…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 19, 2013 at 6:00am — 1 Comment

Favourite awe-inspiring project

I have chose this project as my favourite awe-inspiring project because their purpose is very clear. They have a good solid solutions that can be achieve. That is what made me to choose them as my favourite.

My favourite awe-inspiring water project is by water1st.org. They have three main problems to be solve. First solution that they are willing to solve is to find a permanent solution to build a basic low cost water systems and toilet, because the project failure rate for…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 19, 2013 at 4:00am — No Comments

Where will I be in 2020 when Alchemy calls me?

In 2020 I'll be 23 years old. I might be playing with my friends or studying in university or doing something else that I have to do and living in that place where I became a clerk early and have to work. However, one day, if Alchemy calls me to ask for help I should be ready to accept the offer and be ready to help them. I'll fly to Tokyo as soon as possible I can and help them out with the food crisis problem. I should be keep in touch with the new of the Tokyo food crisis so I can know…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 13, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Why I chose him as my hero

I have chosen 'Jagdish Ramakrishnan' as my hero, he is the president of ACRES and is one of the founding members as well. ACRES stands for 'Animal Concern Research & Education Society. I have chosen him as my hero among the other ACRES executive committee because he has lots of experiences and received lots of awards from those experience.

'He is an advertising creative by profession, currently with Ogilvy & Mather Asia Pacific as Deputy Regional Executive Creative Director.…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 12, 2013 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Social Innovation

I have chose 'Think like a child' as the most important secret because children have no limit to their thinking. Children are young they have full of imagination they like to try new things they are full of curiosity. They also doesn't really have fixed ideas because they haven't learn as much as an adult or student who have learned and studied.

Therefore they don't really have fixed ideas of this world or way to solve a problem they might have different…

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Added by Ho Jun Kong on January 11, 2013 at 7:00am — No Comments

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Fourth of July on the Lake

This past weekend was the annual celebration at the lake house in Connecticut. It is amazing that the lake is still so clear and beautiful after all these years. The watershed association has done a wonderful job protecting these waters from the damaging effects of development.The wood grill was finally ready to cook on, so we didn't miss the propane tank fueled grill anymore. The food actually tasted fresher than in the past and was easy to keep fueled.Dad was very proud of the solar hybrid…See More
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Stinging Nettle

In this blog post I will focus on a plant that is abundant in our nature, and which is immensely nutritious. It's of course the Stinging Nettle. Let's start with the chemical constituents of this plant:37 % Non-Nitrogen-Extracts19 - 29 % Ash9 - 21 % Fiber4 % Fat22 % ProteinOnce the leaves are drid, their protein content can reach an astounding 40 %, which is much higher than beef, which even under the best of circ***tances can never exceed 31 % protein. In addition the Stinging Nettle consists…See More
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The meal

It is 7'oclock, I was late home from work due to an assignment that i wanted to get ahead on. By the time I get home I am feeling extremley tired and I cannot be bothered to make a proper meal. I walk to the fridge and open it to see what there is for me to eat. All of the out of date foodstuffs have been automaticaly thrown away by the fridge, they will be recycled tomorrow as animal feed or something. I see i have organic local eggs and some local cheese. Foods are vacc** sealded for easy…See More
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Future

FutureToday is 2020/1/1. It is just like yesterday. The war is still continuing. It has started since 2010. In 2010, that year was a horrible year. Almost every energy ran out. Every country’s governments were crushed down at the same time. There were riots everywhere. All of the big company’s bosses were killed xdeadx in the riots. Troops fought each other everywhere. Food was bought up xawayx at once. There were no more food supplies in any shops. The economy was all crushed down. All the…See More
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