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Texas Hackers to Fight Ebola, Fire and Water Contamination With African SMS

Maya Horgan | Posted 12.30.2014 | Impact
Maya Horgan

Your mobile phone can save a thousand lives. And now, through Developers Doing Development, Michael Henderson and Scott Akers are using SMS automation to combat issues of infrastructure and disease.

Why This Nobel Prize Laureate Is Being Targeted By Anti-Gay Protesters

Agence France Presse | Shafiqul Alam | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices

After being accused of "sucking blood" from the poor, Bangladesh's only Nobel prize winner Muhammad Yunus faces a new state-backed hate campaign seeki...

In Chicago: Nobel Laureates and Students Defending Human Rights, One Step at a Time

Kerry Kennedy | Posted 06.24.2012 | Education
Kerry Kennedy

I spent yesterday morning in the library of Chicago's Lincoln Park High School, listening to students talk about what the word "hero" means to them. This wasn't any normal school day.

Bangladesh Trying To Fire Nobel Laureate From Microlender

AP | FARID HOSSAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

DHAKA, Bangladesh — Bangladesh's government ordered Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from his post as head of his microfinance bank Wednesday &ndas...

To Catch a Dollar & Grameen America Bring Poverty Alternatives to Sundance

Emily Goligoski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Emily Goligoski

Finance conversations during the first weekend of the Sundance Film Festival tend to center around distribution deals and the price of heeled boots, so discussions about economic motivators to end domestic poverty are particularly refreshing.

Intelligent Giving

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

Teaching one's children early on about giving intelligently is at least as important as what one learns at school. Social Entrepreneurship programs around the world have helped create a snow-ball effect.