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Hello my name is Misa and I'm a Sawa Hero in Cape Verde. I'm very interested to connect with you and share more about my project. Drop me a message.
Aug 15 2010 - 6:16pm
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President of Portugal Buys Art Piece of Sawa Leader from Cape Verde

Sawa Leader, Misa, has worked tirelessly to empower 350 disenfranchised individuals from Cape Verde’s Rebelado community by starting local art businesses, creating youth programs and implementing basic infrastructure such as clean water and sanitation. (Watch Misa's video)Over 13 years,...
Aug 11 2010 - 5:41am
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African Peace Builders Visit Sawa Team in Canada

On August 5, 2010, Sawa World was privileged to host program participants of the YMCA Youth Peace Network, Esther Kiriachiuri from Kenya and Francis Mlay from Tanzania. During the meeting, the Sawa team discussed its innovative model for alleviating poverty, while Kiriachiuri and Mlay offered...
Aug 5 2010 - 9:23pm
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Need partnerships to send HIV/AIDS orphans to school

I am  looking for partnerships to help raise $6000 to give 41 orphans with HIV  the opportunity to go to school. With the support of Belmont High School, ASOLATE has already been able to raise $1800. I am looking for support, ideas or partnerships to help fundraise the remaining costs....
Aug 2 2010 - 10:48pm
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Community garden provides income to women

With the assistance of the Zoologic Parc of Hann, Sawa Hero, Thierno Diallo has successfully started a 1,500 square meter community garden. In addition to producing pesticide-free vegetables, the goal is to produce and sell enough of the organic vegetables locally to provide micro credits to...
Jul 30 2010 - 11:30pm
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Daphne Nederhorst selected as a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

Founder of Sawa Global, Daphne Nederhorst received fantastic news today when she was told she had been selected as a finalist for the 2010 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year program!The award attracts Canada’s top social and business leaders and entrepreneurs. Daphne is recognized for her...
Jul 6 2010 - 11:32pm
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Canadian Medical Students visit Sawa Leader in Uganda

Sawa Leader, Dr. Robert who operates the African Community Center for Social Sustainability (ACCESS) will be hosting two medical students and two nurses from the University of British Columbia’s (UBC) Global Health Initiative for one month. Sawa Global introduced the Global Health Initiative...
Jun 28 2010 - 4:40pm
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Sawa Hero Will Get $80,000 in Medical Supplies

Thanks to the help of MedWish International, Sawa Hero Dr. Robert and the African Community Center for Social Sustainability (ACCESS) is preparing to receive a container filled with much needed medical supplies to support Dr. Robert’s work. Approximately $80,000USD worth of medical supplies is...
Jun 28 2010 - 4:33pm
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Daphne Nederhorst Nominated for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year® Award

On June 16th, Daphne Nederhorst, Amber Robinson and Raul Jimenez Navarro from the Sawa Global team attended the nomination reception in downtown Vancouver of the 2010 Entrepreneur Of The Year® awards.Daphne Nederhorst has been nominated in the Social Entrepreneur category which is defined as,...
Jun 17 2010 - 7:39pm
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Ashoka writes about Sawa’s work in Haiti

"People in poverty are championing the way out of poverty," declared Daphne Nederhorst, Ashoka Fellow and founder of Sawa Global, an organization highlighting local changemakers in their home communities. Four Sawa Global employees, including Nederhorst, recently flew to Haiti from their...
Jun 17 2010 - 5:16pm
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