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The Heart of the Work: Why mHealth Initiative Linda Mtoto Relies On Volunteers

Lisa Jones | February 5, 2016
How far can tech solutions to social challenges go? “To the ‘last mile’ rural communities,” says Isaac Gogo, founder of Kenya-based mobile health initiative Linda Mtoto ...

Finding a Commercial Solution to a Social Need

Sheila Kinkade | January 26, 2016
Creating a feed blend for chickens that includes mango seed kernels, among other nontraditional ingredients, isn’t something that would occur to most people. But this is just the kind of...

Volunteer Power

Sheila Kinkade | January 15, 2016
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, what are you doing for others?” – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In honor of Martin Luther King Day , YouthActionNet...

Driving a Student-led Revolution in Small-Business Energy Savings

Sheila Kinkade | December 10, 2015
Five years ago, while interning at an energy auditing firm in Washington, DC, Daniel Hill questioned why the company never consulted with small businesses. In response, he was told that any effort to...

From Foster Care Statistic to Champion of Systems Change: Luke Rodgers' Journey

Lisa Jones | November 9, 2015
In a new video, watch Luke Rodgers bring his audience from bated breath to inspired ovation as he shares his story of growing up in the United Kingdom's foster care system and his vision for...