Postcards tagged: Giving Back
GHANA, West Africa – What does it take to run a business properly? Fair wages, healthcare benefits, savings initiatives, literacy courses, and empowerment.
MATAGALPA, Nicaragua – A working coffee farm and eco resort in Nicaragua's stunning mountains, where the focus is on giving back to its tight-knit community.
The devastation from Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines is almost unimaginable. Here's how you can help.
ZAMBIA and NICARAGUA – "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." So what can we do to make a difference — especially from Chicago?
ECUADOR – When is an energy drink more than an energy drink? When it is helping to sustain, empower, and develop an indigenous community. The co-founder of Runa shares their story.
How to help the victims of yesterday's devastating tornado in Oaklahoma.
ST. CROIX, U.S.V.I. – Living off the land in a manner that makes the place better is not only possible, it breeds inspiration and healing. And on top of that, people will pay for it.
If we want to fight poverty, we have to empower people through farming. Fair trade. Vodka is grain and water. We connected the dots, and our contribution to the world is built inside our products.
AMAZON RAIN FOREST – Our host family explained that they thoroughly enjoy housing guests from various countries since they aren't financially able to travel to these places.
GUATEMALA – I was hellbent on delivering this beast to domesticated safety in Seattle. My boyfriend expected coffee. I brought home a feral street dog from a developing country.