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Run to End Poverty - Non-Profit - www.runtoendpoverty.ca
Run To End Poverty (R2EP) is a team of compassionate runners united for a common cause – to bring an end to extreme poverty in Africa. Since 2007, hundreds of runners across Canada and Africa have run together to raise awareness about extreme poverty, and to build support for Engineers Without Borders’ (EWB) innovative development efforts in Africa.
Each R2EP running event is partnered with a run in developing communities in Ghana, Malawi, Zambia and Burkina Faso, where EWB and African partner organizations are working hard to build local capacity and create…1,189 votes
The Hoop Fund - Profit - www.jointhehoop.com
Free Range does an excellent job telling stories, and we have a story that needs to be told. We believe that everything in life is better when life is rich with meaningful connections. By deepening the relationship between consumers and producers through lending and buying; between ourselves and the craftsmen, artisans and farmers who make the products we buy & we believe we're not just bettering their worlds, but our own too. To tell this story and to motivate people to become engaged in their own supply chain we need a story and…471 votes
WeOwnTV - Hybrid - www.weowntv.org
Recovering from a decade-long war, Sierra Leone is looking towards the future with hope and a commitment to developing a peaceful and prosperous nation. In 2011, leveraging their remarkable creative gifts, the young filmmakers of WeOwnTV will produce media to celebrate and document the country's Golden Anniversary of independence.
Free Range can help these talented young filmmakers by strategizing with WeOwnTV on how this milestone anniversary can be celebrated world-wide. WeOwnTV is committed to audiences discovering the Sierra Leone of today so this new generation can move forward and not be burdened with the mistakes…213 votes
Rural Returns (Guarantee) Limited (Sri Lanka) and - Non-Profit - www.ruralreturns.org
By proving and driving the market for exotic Sri Lankan heirloom rice varietals, we are helping rural Sri Lankan smallholder farmers escape a poverty trap that even affects the few farmers who could otherwise grow modern paddy varieties profitably.
Driving the initial sales of our tasty, aromatic, colorful and nutritious heirloom rices, mostly red rices, is a make-or-break priority to prove that our model can help farmers break out of poverty and that we can harness market forces to create a fair and sustainable industry. Raising enough funds to…258 votes
Norawas de Raramuri - Non-Profit - www.norawas.com
These three languages, Raramuri, Spanish and English, here express the basis and purpose of Norawas, a nonprofit organization working on behalf of the indigenous Running-People of Mexico's Copper Canyon region. All three express our commitment to friendship and suggest the important alliance and reciprocity of these neighboring cultures.
Based in the USA, Norawas de Raramuri works to support and reinvigorate an ancient and unique running culture that has endured, under increasing stress, from long before the arrival of Europeans in Central America. Participation in this multicultural friendship now extends around the world.