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SAWA BLOG 38: Ashoka Foundation Recognizes Importance of SAWA Model

SAWA continues to grow in impact and credibility as global associations such as the Ashoka Foundation take notice. This global association invests in social entrepreneurs who have truly innovative ideas on how to solve the world’s most urgent social problems. The Ashoka Foundation has...
Jul 8 2009 - 7:51am
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SNG CREW IN NIGERIA / NEWS SERVICE

BK Productions Nigeria now offers incomparable production support and service to independent producers and television broadcasters, as well as to the advertising, corporate, event management, health care, high-tech, and new media industries. Whether you need advance coordination of a location shoot...
Jun 25 2009 - 4:07am
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SAWA Blog #37: SAWA Networks with Social Entrepreneurs on Social Edge web portal

For the month of June, SAWA’s founder Daphne Nederhorst has the exciting opportunity to moderate a discussion on the web portal Social Edge. Social Edge, launched in June 2003, is a networking and discussion forum sponsored by the Jeff Skoll foundation – a site for social entrepreneurs...
Jun 19 2009 - 7:44am
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HOPE INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION:USING RENEWABLE ENERGY TECHNOLOGY TO REDUCE POVERTY

i Mbelli Njah Fongha, a Sawa Journalist, has written a project on how we can use renewable energy technologies on both a small and large scale to create jobs and bring developments in rural areas in developing countries.This project took path in the world bank's competition of climate chnage and in...
Jun 7 2009 - 1:21pm
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SAWA Blog 36: SAWA Mentorship Program now the Wakili Program!

SAWA’s mentorship program has a new name – now called the Wakili program! Wakili means “advocate” in Swahili. An advocate is someone who speaks up for a cause. Being a part of SAWA’s Wakili program means bringing your own personal connections, ideas, resources and...
Jun 7 2009 - 9:00am
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SAWA Blog # 35: Synergy

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world.” -Margaret Mead
May 23 2009 - 10:23am
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SAWA Blog 34: SAWA celebrates SAWA Leaders on Earth Day at UBC Botanical Gardens!

Sawa found the perfect way to celebrate Earth Day this year – with a 5 day event at the UBC Botanical Gardens that allowed us to celebrate the amazing work being done by our Sawa Leaders. Inside the botanical gardens, Greenheart has created a beautiful canopy walkway up in the treetops. Along...
Apr 30 2009 - 4:00am
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Blog #33: SAWA the Charity of Choice at the Projecting Change Film Festival!

Vancouver's annual Projecting Change Film Festival was particularly special for SAWA this year after SAWA was praised as their charity of choice. Every year the festival celebrates and promotes green and sustainable living through engaging films and inspiring speakers, and this year the opening...
Apr 14 2009 - 12:03pm
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SAWA Blog #32: SAWA Fundraiser at Chai Restaurant in Vancouver!

Great news for SAWA! The first Wednesday of every month there will be a fundraiser for SAWA at Chai restaurant (above East is East on Broadway). Chai is a welcoming beautiful space pulsating with creativity, talent, and phenomenal live music! Walking in there is like walking into a party in the...
Apr 2 2009 - 8:58am
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BLOG #31: SAWA Gives Opportunity to Make a Difference with Mentorship Program

BLOG #31: SAWA Gives Opportunity to Make a Difference with Mentorship Program SAWA helps you be inspired by the world with the stories that give testament to the strength of the human spirit, the stories of heroism rising in the face of great challenges, the stories of our SAWA Heroes. But SAWA is...
Mar 25 2009 - 4:02am
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