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23 May 2006
Reaching out: Rural voices of youth 
Rural Voices of Youth is a project Oyebisi Babatunde Oluseyi, a Voices of Youth member, started in Nigeria to reach out to young people in rural areas who do not have internet access. Every month, Seyi travels with volunteers to rural areas in Nigeria to have discussions with young people and record their thoughts and feelings on a given topic. Read the messages they brought back with them and join in the discussion.  Visit site
More about: Nigeria  Young volunteers
16 May 2006
GIBS Social Entrepreneurship Awards 
This award for South African social entrepreneurs has been developed based on research and networking on what matters to social entrepreneurs. Top executive education prizes worth over ZAR40 000 are on offer through GIBS for the award winners in each award category.  Read article
From: Civicus
28 April 2006
Walk the World to fight hunger 
On 21 May 2006, tens of thousands of people around the world will walk to help end child hunger. We believe child hunger can be ended by 2015. If you do too, then join the UN World Food Programme’s Walk the World. Together, we’ll play a key role in meeting the Millennium Development Goals.   Read article
26 April 2006
The Power of One: The Unsung Everyday Heroes Rescuing America's Cities 
26 April 2006
How would you solve poverty? Share your ideas 
Author and volunteer expert Debra Schweiger Berg is asking Americans for their ideas on how to solve poverty in the United States. Berg is seeking the answers during a National Volunteer Week launch of an online survey.   Read article
More about: United States
03 April 2006
Education fights poverty. So can you. 
A sample poster made by volunteers for the Global Campaign for Education 2006 led by NetAid.
Through NetAid, join the Global Campaign for Education's (GCE) "Send My Friend to School Week" on 24 to 30 April 2006. This year join students, teachers and civil society groups worldwide in making the case for education.   Read article
From: NetAid
31 March 2006
Write slogans for Olympics volunteer programme 
Beijing, China: Beijing Friday started to solicit slogans for its volunteer programme of the 2008 Olympics. The deadline is August 31, 2006, said the Beijing Olympic Organizing Committee (BOCOG).   Read article
From: Xinhua News
More about: China  Culture & sports
27 February 2006
A Rough Guide to a Better World 
The Department for International Development (DFID) is urging British people to use their power as consumers to help help meet MDG #1 and the other MDGs. A free printed guide to ethical consumerism and an interactive website feature people from developing countries telling their own stories.  Visit site
08 February 2006
Call for Papers: NCVO and VSSN’s Researching the Voluntary Sector Conference  
The conference, to be held on 13 and 14 September at Warwick University in the UK is a wonderful opportunity to meet others with an interest in voluntary sector research, discuss findings and share ideas. The conference is UK based, but continues to attract international delegates.  Read article
08 February 2006
Are you a Changemaker?  
Have you successfully pioneered an innovative solution to a social problem? If yes, then we'd love to hear from you! Tell us about your work in the entry form below, and if you are indeed a changemaker you will be included in the global changemaker listings Visit site
More about: Civil society

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