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Samir Singh

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Global Handwashing Day: Children as Agents of Change

(0) Comments | Posted October 15, 2013 | 2:05 PM

Every 15 seconds, a child dies from diarrhea or pneumonia. That's two million children every year not reaching age five, an unacceptable figure. However, this shocking number could be dramatically reduced if mothers and children handwash with soap at key occasions. Handwashing with soap is the most cost effective way...

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A Public-Private Partnership Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts

(0) Comments | Posted July 10, 2013 | 7:38 PM

Public-private partnerships were traditionally a one-sided relationship: a company provided the money to fund a project, which was designed, developed and implemented by an NGO. Today the relationship is much more balanced: the business-NGO partnership model is no longer about company funding and NGO expertise, but a collaboration where the...

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