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Sawa Global In Haiti

Sawa Global: Haitians Rebuilding Haiti from sawaglobal on Vimeo.
Apr 16 2010 - 1:57am
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Sawa Shares Unique Model in Obama's 2010 Global Pulse Online Jam

Sawa Global was honored to be invited to lead a discussion in President Obama’s 2010 Global Pulse online forum on March 30th. The 3-day event was set up by the Obama Administration to explore new ways to develop international partnerships, find shared solutions to global challenges and help...
Apr 7 2010 - 7:16pm
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Sawa’s Website Gets a Make-over: A New Platform to Better Serve the Heroes!

Sawa is taking its mission to empower grassroots leaders to the next level with our new website. This new web platform was designed with the goal to make it easier for Sawa Heroes to connect directly to the global community and for you to connect directly to them. At Sawa we want to provide a...
Apr 5 2010 - 5:40pm
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Sawa’s Website Gets a Make-over: A New Platform to Better Serve the Heroes!

Sawa is taking its mission to empower grassroots leaders to the next level with our new website. This new web platform was designed with the goal to make it easier for Sawa Heroes to connect directly to the global community and for you to connect directly to them. At Sawa we want to provide a space...
Apr 5 2010 - 4:23pm
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Sawa's Founder Inspires Corporate Leaders at PepsiCo

Daphne Nederhorst was recently invited by the new CEO of PepsiCo to speak to 150 employees in Chicago. PepsiCo is looking to create a vibrant internal culture lead by values and integrity and to explore how the organization can make a long lasting impact in the community and globally.  
Mar 17 2010 - 9:26pm
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Sawa Blog 47: Selemen's Gift to Sawa: The Sawa Hero Song

The hope and promise of a new year is always tangible - the excitement of possibilities to come, invigorating. For Sawa, we too are energized by the momentum of a new year, and with good reason. We began our journey into 2010 with a wonderful gift from one of our Sawa Heroes: Selemen from Rwanda,...
Jan 26 2010 - 3:30am
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Rwanda Hero Produces Sawa Song

Being inspired by his visit to Vancouver and the connections he made through the Sawa team, Seleman and 5 other former child soldiers composed an engaging and upbeat song on Sawa called "Sawa Hero" – a tropical reggae.
Jan 5 2010 - 7:45pm
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Sawa Gets Ashoka Award

On January 14th 2010, Daphne Nederhorst, Sawa’s Founder, received the renowned Ashoka Fellowship Award at the University of Toronto . Ten other Ashoka Fellows were inducted at the event to a sold out crowd of close to 300. With this award, Daphne is officially recognized as one of the world...
Jan 5 2010 - 7:40pm
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Sawa Hero appears on CNN

Sawa Hero, Dr. Robert has been inspiring us at Sawa Global for years. So where did his inspiration come from? For Robert, it was the African Children’s Choir. CNN interviewed Robert as part of the Bob Geldof event with the Choir in Vancouver the end of 2009. Sawa Global made this possible by...
Jan 5 2010 - 7:38pm
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