If 7 years ago, anyone had told me that my ‘hobby’ would end up being displayed in a former Ten Thousand Villages shop in the US, I do not think I would have believed them. But this is exactly what … Continue reading
So I am in Boise, Idaho and I have been posted as a Community Solutions Fellow at Micro Enterprise Training & Assistance (META). META is a nonprofit provider of direct and supportive small business assistance to new Americans, women, minorities, … Continue reading
From Malawi to Boise – My interview with the Idaho Statesman!.
Its amazing how once the ball is set rolling things start falling in to place… The 2nd week of my fellowship here in Boise, Gina Bessire who runs the Green Business program for META and who I share an office … Continue reading
Seeking Applicants for the 2013-2014 Community Solutions Program
IREX is now seeking applications for our 2013-2014 Community Solutions Program. We are recruiting from 56 countries this year; eligible candidates will be a citizen of one of those 56 countries and have significant experience working on community development initiatives, preferably focusing on one of the following thematic areas: Women & Gender Issues, Conflict Resolution & Tolerance, Transparency & Accountability and Environmental Issues.
If you happen to know someone who meets the eligibility requirements and may be interested in applying please pass along this email and the attached program flyer. Please note that the application deadline is October 31, 2012; interested individuals can learn more about the program and begin their applications following the link
JARDS PRODUCTS Imagine being a bright 12 year old girl, living in one of the poorest countries in the world, she is made to feel special and chosen for a greater purpose as she has just graduated from high school … Continue reading