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Social Business

‘Innovation’ and ‘sustainability’ where the catchwords on November 25 – 26, 2013 when we explored the concepts of Social Business and Social Return On Investment (SROI). During the training we unpacked the ‘why’, ‘what’, ‘how’ and ‘what is different’ of a social business approach. In such an approach, it is not shareholder value that comes…
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From fear into power

I am working among the Adivasis (indigenous people) of Gujarat, the North West state of India.  I also worked among the Dalits (previously known as the untouchables) of Gujarat for over 20 years. I was already working as a Jesuit priest in Gujarat among the youth of Catholic community. I then participated in the International…
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My Experience of Papua

  “We are the ones we have been waiting for!” exclaimed one of the village leaders during the evaluation of the course. I have been through so many real life experiences in community awareness raising programmes but the one in Numfor speaks to me the most about the power of popular education. Numfor is selected…
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