the founding story — 100CAMERAS. 100cameras was co-founded by four women in 2008 on the premise that a child sees the world differently than adults.They believed a child could take a camera into their own community and capture stories of the world around them in ways an older or outside photographer could not. And they were confident these stories could change lives, both within the community and around the world. In late 2008, the concept was first tested when one of the friends went to South Sudan and gave cameras to kids at an orphanage. The photos that returned were remarkable. Our four friends wanted to share the stories of these kids with their friends. With the success of these events and encouragement from family and friends, 100cameras officially incorporated in Spring 2009. Four years, 36 students and $36,000 later, the 100cameras team has proven their concepts works.
WWOOF Association Warm winter scarves made of hockey socks! At SOCK-cessories we are very 'Canadian conscious'. All the hockey socks we use, all the skate laces we use, all the jersey numbers that are applied are Canadian made. We will not compromise our proud "Made in Canada" label. All of our zippered bags are reinforced and framed with twill then framed with a looped skate lace to allow even the largest hand to manipulate it with ease. All of our knitted products are made from the same tried, true, durable fabric that hockey players beat up everyday on the ice. All our bags are lined with the same durable, washable fabric that hockey jerseys are constructed from. All our bags sport a lobster-claw key clip so you will always be able to find your keys at a moments notice. All our products are a part of us before they become one of your loved accessories. In order to make each SOCK-cessories product unique, lining fabrics, fleece and designer panels may vary slightly from what is photographed.
Sustainable Commons Communication Strategy Debategraph Objective of the project The objective of this project is to design a communication strategy for the commons as meta-narrative to accelerate the emergence of a sustanable thrivable world. Framing communication, message as well as media, adjusted to different audiences (worldviews, priorities and stakes) so that they are received and acted upon in the most effective and convergent way. The rationale for the commons as meta-narrative is developed here, how it can apply to initiatives in the field of sustainability is further detailed here In short: The commons is at the same time something complex to get a full grasp of, and something that can resonate at the deepest level in each of us and help lay the bricks of a deeper structure. It is difficult to grasp in its wholeness because people experience it and relate to it in different ways. There is an opportunity for a convergence of commons, integral and sustainability approaches. Our goal for Commons as a metanarrative is to: Inquiry methodology
GreaterGood Outernet | Information for the World from Outer Space Click To Give @ The Rainforest Site Hokey Smoke, A Flying Squirrel! The amazing flying squirrel doesn't need wings to soar. This aerodynamic rodent has flexible membranes connecting its front and hind legs that let it glide through the air with ease. The Mule Deer Whisperer Biologist Joe Hutto spent seven years bonding with a herd of mule deer, and now they consider him part of the family. Running on Water The basilisk lizard has one of the most unique abilities in all of the Amazon. Hatching Snowy Owls A young snowy owl pair has nested on the open tundra. The White Lions: The Cubs at Play In South Africa’s Kruger National Park, a small pride of white lions has their hands full with new cubs. Today's clicks have funded the value of 93,377.4 square feet of land.* Thank you! When you click, we display ads from our site sponsors. 100% of the money from these advertisers goes to our charity partners, who fund programs to protect rainforest habitat for wildlife. *Click total updates hourly. View more results
Sugata Mitra Volunteer Abroad with Cross-Cultural Solutions :: Thinstation - a light, full-featured Linux thin client OS :: Thinstation is a basic and small, yet very powerful, Open Source thin client operating system supporting all major connectivity protocols: Citrix ICA, NoMachine NX, 2X ThinClient, Microsoft Windows terminal services (RDP, via RDesktop), VMWare Horizon View, Cendio ThinLinc, Tarantella, X, telnet, tn5250, VMS terminal and SSH (No special configuration of the application servers is needed to use Thinstation). Thinstation is mainly intended for schoolroom, office, company or department use, but can be used at home (eg. for a silent PC in the bedroom that 'runs' XP on your workstation in the back room). While Thinstation is based on Linux, users may actually never see Linux at all. If you decide to connect directly to a Microsoft Windows, Citrix or Unix server, the user will feel that they are running directly on the server. Thinstation supports a Microsoft Windows-only environment and REQUIRES NO UNIX/Linux KNOWLEDGE. Thinstation runs on ordinary PC hardware (32/64 bit i686 class).
Learning to Give - Teachers Moments of Service Lesson Plans Themed teaching resources to support calendar events. Includes lesson plans, toolkits, project ideas, and more. Toolkits Guides designed for service coaches to support teachers and volunteers with resources, ideas, tips, and stories. Webinars Monthly webinars designed to support leaders of youth in service. Project of the Month Each month, we post a new, simple and innovative service project for youth to do by themselves or with their family, school, or club. Updates: Ethiopian Kids Hack Their OLPC Tablets in 5... Ethiopian Kids Hack Their OLPC Tablets in 5 Months, With No Help By Jamie Condliffe Give a thousand Ethiopian kids - who have never seen a printed word let alone played around with expensive consumer technology - a tablet, and what happens? They hack it. Obviously. The amazing One Laptop Per Child scheme has been offering up Motorola Xoom tablets to kids in developing countries for a while. "We left the boxes in the village. That, that is just sensational. Image by OLPC