Author Archives: ward.kell

Lessons from the Field: TechnoServe in Guatemala

As Rob Gulick immerses himself in fieldwork with TechnoServe, a social enterprise assisting entrepreneurs in developing countries in small business development, he realizes that co-oping in Guatemala is a valuable opportunity and the right choice.

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Volunteer Position at Oikocredit Turned Co-op Connection

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Read about Sarah Elmes and how she turned a volunteer position while studying abroad in Costa Rica to an international co-op opportunity

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SE Lecture Series featuring One Acre Fund

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The evening of January 24 found over 100 students from diverse disciplines gathered to hear from Barrett Prinz, the Global Human Resources and Legal Manager for One Acre Fund, an agricultural organization in East Africa that empowers farmers with to grow their way out of poverty. Since 2006, One Acre Fund has developed innovative solutions […]

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Social Entrepreneurship and the Quest for Global Health

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Tim Spittle’s journey in social entrepreneurship and global health advocacy took him from biking across the US for FACE AIDS, to working for Esperanza in the Dominican Republic, culminating in a student leadership trip to Rwanda.

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Hoping for the Snowball Effect

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Read about Gwen Kidera’s co-op with the Miriam Kanana Mubichi Foundation (MKMF), a non-profit focused primarily on public health and education and discover how one co-op can take you from planning lessons and teaching health classes to starting after-school reading programs.

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