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Educated Cat of an Educated Household

Alleviating poverty through creating demand for education: A Post Guttenberg model Opening Questions: Can the concepts of education be divorced from the language it is taught in? Are all languages equipped to prepare students for the modern world? Should an attempt be made to create a new language of communication that is based on pictograms [...]

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A Diary of A Food Volunteer

May 14, 2000. A bus load of volunteers and myself head to the Thar desert. We set up a relief collection point in Indus Valley School, and plan to participate in the distribution of the relief goods. Our leaders in this campaign are the Raasta Development Consultants’ people. We are met by the staff of [...]

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The Structure of A Cross Subsidy Model: Making Food Aid A Reality for Corporations

First of all, let’s settle one point about this model: Even though many companies may be attracted to the idea, it would remain within the realm of corporate philanthropy and not CSR for companies that are not in the food business per se. Brass Tacks What is the Product? It’s an almost ready-to-eat meal that [...]

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Can Blue Be The Next Green in Pakistan

A paint factory catches fire. All the city’s fire brigade is involved in trying to put out the fire. Still, the burning chemicals continue to burn throughout the night. The firm puts out an ad in the papers soon after telling the world that they are back to business as usual. An insurance company puts [...]

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