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

Sarah Elmes workshop

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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