My Inception Story – the windy path of how this all came to be

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“Did you spend the afternoon talking about your periods?” The man to whom I report in my commercial banking role chuckles to himself at his witty remark as I stiffen up and try to gauge how red my face is getting. Inside, my thoughts race but I keep my expression cool (I think). Still taking…

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Turn Around Couriers

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Founded in October 2002, TurnAround Couriers (TAC) is a for-profit, same-day courier business.  What makes it unique is that it is focused on providing steady jobs and support for continuing education for at-risk youth in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Since inception, TAC has employed over 170 young people in all roles throughout the company.  They have partnered with…

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Better Vision for the Poor

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The article discusses various approaches to tackle serving the 500 to 100 million people who require vision correction and are not receiving it.  Given the various approaches, the reasons why success on a large scale has not yet been achieved is discussed. spy mobile phone Main Source Website – Vision Spring Website – Centre for Vision…

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The Encore Fellowships Network

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The Encore Fellowships Network organizes talented, experienced professionals to work paid fellowships with social-purpose organizations for http://www.theessaymag.com/canada/ six months to one year. The program is in its fifth year of operations and continues to focus on growth with fellowship opportunities in Arizona, California, New York, Oregon, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Washington and Washington D.C. iphone spy…

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CERES Fair Food

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CERES Fair Food is a fresh fruit and vegetable delivery business serving households across Melbourne. Fair Food’s fresh produce is locally sourced, seasonal and organic. From its website, consumers can choose from seven types of fresh food boxes, ranging from the $25 juice box to the $68 large mixed fruit and vegetable box that can…

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YouthBuild USA

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The mission of YouthBuild USA is to unleash the intelligence and positive energy of low-income youth to rebuild their communities and their lives. Main Source Case Study Website Key takeaways: Consider having a how-to manual and constant training in your organization. Youth Building learned this the hard way; they realized their lack of training and…

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Girls on the Run

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Girls on the Run is a transformational physical activity based positive youth development program for girls in 3rd-8th grade. We teach life skills through dynamic, interactive lessons and running games. The program culminates with the girls being physically and emotionally prepared to complete a celebratory 5k running event. The goal of the program is to…

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Women Like Us

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Women Like Us is a social enterprise and community interest company which helps recruit women with children into part-time jobs and helps employers find experienced, part-time staff. Since starting-up in April 2005, Women Like Us has registered almost cialis 11,000 women, signed up hundreds of employers using its recruitment services, and established two branches in…

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Divine Chocolate

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Divine Chocolate was launched in 1998. The organization aims to improve the livelihoods of West African cocoa farmers by creating a premium branded chocolate in the United Kingdom. Divine Chocolate works as a cooperative; one of the main ways in which Divine is different from other social enterprises is that the farmers are part owners…

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Atira Women’s Society

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Atira Women’s Society is a nonprofit organization that provides housing, advocacy and support to women and their children who are experiencing the impact of violence. In 2002 Atira launched a social enterprise, Atira Property Management (APM), which provides a range of financial, administrative, and physical property management services to residential and commercial property owners throughout…

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