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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 11, 2010 at 5:30pm — 14 Comments

What was the result of every mission?

After 10 weeks, of everything we can to get true the missions, is the time to see what really happen after we complete the missions. I have to say that every week I learned a lot.



1° Week - Mission: Social Innovation

I search and found the e-mail address of my role model James O´Brian, Principal of BCAM and I wrote to him.

Result: He never respond to the email. :-(… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 11, 2010 at 5:00pm — 15 Comments

Act 10 - Episode 1 (Evoke 2021)

Well, this is my episode, I include a new problem and I maintain the structure and same paragraph, But I think the main idea is comprehensible (I hope).



EPISODE 1

PARAGUAY

The public opinion is a power nothing could resist.- Napoleón Bonaparte

PAGE 1

PANEL A

Palma street in from…

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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 10, 2010 at 12:00pm — 8 Comments

IMAGINE 10 - THE EVOKE MANIFESTO



In the word of evoke agents posted in the EVOKEblog I found the true nature of the Evoke Network, so the next Manifesto is the result of the compilation of it.



Hope you like it.

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My EVOKE manifesto



We represent the urgent call to innovation.

When we evoke, we look for creative solutions.

We use whatever resources we have.

We get as many people… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 6, 2010 at 6:57pm — 7 Comments

Learn 10 - Improving Evoke





  • WHICH great challenges and social problems should the EVOKE Network tackle next?
Human Rights!! Freedom, cause and consequence. We tall about that a little with the mission of empowering women but not with the amplitude this subject require.

Also, How we manage a terrorism act? In my country we have the EEP (Ejercito del Pueblo Paraguayo), for me is a terrorism organization and people are scare for this situation never lived in my country as this… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 6, 2010 at 4:00pm — No Comments

IMAGINE 9 - Pandemic in 2011

In the case of a pandemic in 2011, I think I will ask of the expert of technology of my work team the possibility to create a easy web site where people can find answer to their questions. …

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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 4, 2010 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Learn 9 - "Covering Risk". My favorite secret of crisis communication.

My favorite secret of crisis communication is "Covering Risk".

The article begin with "People’s perceptions of various risks differ greatly", and that is the key for the wh*** thing.

You have to define in which group is every person before you can start the communication.

The article explain very well Risk and its components



risk = hazard +…
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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on May 3, 2010 at 3:46pm — 2 Comments

Learn 8 -INDIGENOUS KNOWLEGE



This is the link of the case study I chose: http://srdis.ciesin.org/cases/peru-007.html (in Spanish).



The project deals fundamentally with the recovery and the managing (protection, distribution, administration) of the natural resources, between them, the water, and soil associated with the forest plantations, which form the vegetable(plant) coverage of the soil.



The local government and the community work together… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 22, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Learn 7 - Dengue Fever and the importan of Ushaidi

I am afraid that my country could be a serious victim of the dengue plague, we already have more 5000 suspicious cases and 1800 confirmed for this year.



What is the dengue fever?

Dengue fever and dengue hemorrhagic fever (DHF) are acute febrile diseases which occur in the tropics, can be life-threatening, and are caused by four closely related virus serotypes of the genus Flavivirus, family Flaviviridae.[1] It is also known as breakbone… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 20, 2010 at 4:08pm — 4 Comments

IMAGINE 6 - The future of the girl named Kunar

Today I meet Kunar, she is one of the 15 women we help learn to read in 2010. Who could ever think that the money of our lunch there my co workers and I decided to donate one day in April of 2010 could be so helpful.



After 10 years of effort Kunar is now a part of the Afghanistan Government.



When she told the story of how she was part of the program and how she learned to read thanks this program, I was in shock, I could not believe that the money we spend in my…
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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 12, 2010 at 6:30pm — 1 Comment

Act 5 - Community Time Bank

I was highly motivated for the things I discovered in my Learn 5 process, so I tell same friend about the Time Bank and we decided made one.



This is the link to our bank web site



http://www.mi-negocio.es/bancodeltiempopy



We just stared but already have 15 members and keep growing every day.



Yesterday I receive a facial thanks to the hour I spend teaching how to do a personal budget, It really was… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 7, 2010 at 12:13pm — 1 Comment

Learn 5 - Time Bank (Banco del Tiempo).

I think this is the best idea I ever heard, The Time Banking focus in the important of people and what they can offer to the community.



This is a little introduction to the subject:



A time-based currency is an alternative currency where the unit of exchange is the man-hour.

Some time-based currencies value everyone’s contributions equally.

One hour equals one service credit. In these systems, one person

volunteers to work for an hour for another person; thus,… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 6, 2010 at 3:49pm — 5 Comments

Act 4 - Water Safe

Objective: "Make an alliance with a water visionary. Do something to further

their water security efforts — and tell the network how you helped

in a blog post, video, or photo essay".



Action:

Like I mentioned before, I am a part of Rotary Club International, and my local club manage a lot of different project but this year we didn't… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on April 5, 2010 at 5:00pm — 3 Comments

MOTIVATION

11° Motivation Quote



Because I am a woman, I must make unusual efforts to succeed. If I fail, no one

will say, 'She doesn't have what it takes.' They will say, 'Women don't

have what it takes.'

Clare Booth Luce



10° Motivation Quote




"Look at a day when you are…
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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 30, 2010 at 1:00pm — 15 Comments

Act 3 Continue - (Act 3: Changing my self to change the world?)

I ask Hans Edgar Batscheck Rambado, owner of “SOLAR SOLUTIONS PARAGUAY”, if he can write a little commentary about his work and send me some photos to support my last week mission.



I copy the commentary he wrote (is in Spanish) and include the link to the photos he attached to the email…



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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 29, 2010 at 1:01pm — No Comments

Defining My Evokation



The best leaders are those the people hardly know exist.

The next best is a leader who is loved and praised.

Next comes the one who is feared.

The worst one is the leader that is despised.



If you don't trust the people,

they will become untrustworthy.



The best leaders value their words, and use them sparingly.

When she has accomplished her task,

the people say,…

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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 26, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

About the Project Advancing: Vegetables - Family Gardens Project (Report 1)


Here is an update about the progress on this project.

This Saturday I will have the last meeting with the president of the
Rotary Club in the city where I want to develop the project.
Monday the 29th, I will have the final meeting with the people at the
University.

I wrote this just to let you know that I haven't given up on this
project, and it is just taking time to get everything settled.


Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 25, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Water pumping with a bicycle or purificate water with a bicycle?

I present two inventions can solve at least in part the water problem.



Personally I love both of the them, because my country have enough water ( we have a lot of Reservations of underground water and many rivers with sweet water), the problem is the contamination and the distribution of it.



1) System of water pumping with a bicycle - A great Idea!!



A Rotary Club in Zaragoza Spain developed a System of water pumping with a bicycle, the three properties were there it… Continue

Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 25, 2010 at 3:07pm — 4 Comments

Act 3: Changing my self to change the world?

After a pretty long time looking for a way to desing an alternative way for some things I use, I decided there I dont have an inventor brain, and also decided that if I can not desing something new, at least I can change the type of energy I used, adopted a new alternative kind of energy power for the thing I normallly use.

So, researching I found somthing incredible.... the first company who import and sells solar energy products in my country. Punto Feria S.R.L. Import -…

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Added by Gilda Lorena Arias on March 23, 2010 at 8:30pm — 8 Comments

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