Category Archives: Our Projects

Haiti – creating art out of trash. Mali – going green by harvesting rain water, solar energy, perma culture gardens and creating useful items from trash that can be sold and generate a revenue stream. Guatemala, making cat 5 & 6 cable. Next project on the 2012 horizon, a trip to India.

Insect Resilience & Climate Change

Ecosystem tipping points and climate change warning signs are making headlines. Yesterday I read record breaking heat is melting roads in some of India’s busiest cities. Scientists predicted a rise in temperature would lead to an increase in the number of insects worldwide, ushering dire...

Eradicating Poverty Through Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurs are not only some of today’s most successful business owners, but also some of our best problem solvers. Now more than ever, the world’s humanitarian and environmental challenges need their help. The best entrepreneurs can create the solutions, processes and jobs that address critical...

Between Here & No Where: The Journey to Belong

The brain child behind Between Here & No Where: The Journey to Belong developed slowly but steadily over the years. As of late the homeless situation in the US and abroad has gotten worse. In fact Miami is home to over 4,000 homeless students. As...

Young, Gifted & Homeless: Free Resources for US Homeless Students

Did you know that Miami is home to 4,000 homeless students? As farfetched as this may sound homelessness in the US has reached an all time high with more than 1.2 million homeless students and nearly 76,000 are living on their own without their parents....

Locked & Loaded With Knowledge: 3 Non Negotiables When Treating Ebola

As the Ebola outbreak continues to spread, parallels and lessons can be gleaned when comparing the Ebola virus with HIV. For instance HIV they both can be spread by unprotected sex and in the case of Ebola by customary African burial practices. Scientists are now...

When Doves Cry

With a plethora of “Open Letters” on the Internet, I decided to write my own. Here is my open letter to EVERYONE: What has happened to us? Where has humanity escaped to? Where is our sense of compassion? As Richard Branson recently said in his...

The Art of Survival: Drawing Inspiration from Ancient Wisdom

Often I find myself saying things like “If I want to have a future I have to look to the past”. And asking questions like “How did our ancestors survive and how were their basic needs met”? This lead me on a trail of common...

Low Tech Midwife Tools Deliver Life Saving Results

In developing countries barefoot midwives are armed with karuna and moxie and in many instances, little else. The life of a Barefoot Midwife is anything but easy. Barefoot Doctoring has ancient roots for it has been around since the first person attempted to help another....
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