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Humility, Not Technology

Humility, Not Technology

From the Good Intentions file comes another story about well-meaning entrepreneurs in the developed world trying to “do something good” for people in the Global South. Sadly, the results are predictable. This time, the do-gooders are the team at Uncharted Play, who designed Soccket, a soccer ball that harnesses kinetic energy to power small appliances. … Continue reading

Room for Error

Room for Error

For many of us working in the non-profit sector, internationally and domestically, the power of learning is not just a slogan. It’s the value that undergirds the programs that we help deliver, programs designed to support people in discovering their own talents and skills to better their well-being, their environment, and their society. It’s a … Continue reading