Archive for October 2013

How Social Capital Grows Entrepreneurs—and Family

Before their Heifer project, the women in the Mandan community were primarily household laborers. They took care of all of their family’s domestic needs, but rarely stepped outside their home. Local culture historically discourages women from having their own ideas about anything, let alone sharing them publicly. After a...

Date: Oct 31, 2013

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2013/October/how-social-capital-grows-entrepreneurs-and-family-.html

Youth from Diverse Cultures Create International Family

A forum in Tbilisi, Georgia, gathered youth from four Black Sea Basin countries from September 16-22, 2013. With a motto of “Know Your Neighbor, Know Yourself,” the forum was organized to young members of the Youth Action for Regional Coherence and Cooperation the Action for Regional Coherence and Cooperation...

Date: Oct 31, 2013

http://www.heifer.org/join-the-conversation/blog/2013/October/youth-from-diverse-cultures-create-international-family.html