Seattle native and funnyman, actor Rainn Wilson, recently sat down with Margaret Larson on KING 5 New Day Northwest. They talked new projects, Seattle Seahawks, and Rainn’s passion for the work he does to promote universal education as part of GlobalWA member Mona Foundation’s Board [Read more]
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The Gates Foundation, Mercy Corps and others hoped ‘mobile wallets’ — cash disbursed via cellphones — would propel Haitians to new level of economic and financial security. Initial success gave way to failure, but now locals are reviving this effort to leapfrog into the future.
KUOW’s Ross Reynolds Interviews Global Washington Member One By One’s Carolyn Anderman about Obstetric Fistula
Ross Reynolds interviews Carolyn Anderman, director of international programs for One By One, a Seattle-based group helping women in Africa recover from a devastating birth complication called obstetric fistula. Affected women are often shunned in their communities for a condition that [Read more]
China is launching what is perhaps the most ambitious land registration system in history, seeking to document and protect property rights to more than one billion plots of land across the countryside.
MovingWorlds today opened a new online matching service designed for people who want to travel abroad to make a difference through volunteering.
The platform is focused on what MovingWorlds calls “Experteering” – connecting people with specific skill sets to projects that could use the experience [Read more]
Humanitarian Crisis: In March 2014, the Government of Guinea formally recognized an Ebola outbreak. Before long, the outbreak spread to other countries in the region including Liberia, Sierra Leone, Nigeria and Senegal. As of September 20, 2014, over 5,335 confirmed or probable [Read more]