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The Greater Good
» November 2014

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-09 @ 12:20 pm

Worldwide Orphans Foundation To transform the lives of orphaned children to help them become healthy, independent, productive members of their communities and the world. We believe that institutionalized children must be integrated in their own communities and cultures, and to that end, all WWO programs include orphans and children from the local areas.  http://wwo.org/ Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO) was founded in 1997 by Dr. Jane Aronson, a renowned pediatric infectious …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-09 @ 12:10 pm

The Goldin Institute works to build grassroots partnerships for global change that are rooted in the power of communities coming together to build their own solutions and determine their own futures. We help communities achieve their goals through a combination of online and on the ground initiatives focused on addressing poverty alleviation, environmental sustainability, women's leadership and conflict resolution. We achieve our mission by promoting innovative, community-driven partnerships between a …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-09 @ 12:05 pm

Graduating class of 2014 in the CENTRE MONTESSORI D'HAITI: Graduates of our reopened Montessori teacher-training center in Liancourt; Haiti celebrated their achievement with family and friends on Saturday 2 August, 2014. "We expect that these new teachers will provide quality education to approximately 400 children in the coming school year. It was an emotional moment at the end, when the graduates had to say goodbye to each other. After one year …

Posted by Susan Baller-Shepard on: 2014-11-05 @ 20:10 pm

Half-the-Sky is a fabulous organization