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Walking the Board Walk
By Vaughn Sherman
Price: $8.95 USD. Words: 15,340. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Non-profit business
Walking the Board Walk is intended to help nonprofit board leadership and individuals develop their boards in ways that will improve governance and make the experience more satisfying. Through his own experiences Vaughn Sherman discovered that nonprofit board members are often dissatisfied with one or more facets of their volunteer jog. Vaughn's helpful advice addresses these issues.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
By Ted Wells
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
This collection of true short stories (with old photographs and letters) is about a young American couple who spend two years in a tiny village of grass huts helping very poor Ethiopian farmers establish a new town in the lowland jungle of Ethiopia’s Rift Valley. The stories are about how life choices are never black and white and even selfless good intentions can sometime have a serious downside.
Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices
By Mark Helyar
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
(5.00 from 1 review)
A quest for adventure becomes a labour of love as Mark Helyar gains intimate access into the heart of a society rarely experienced by the western world.
Absent Friends ~ The Hidden Dangers of Being an Indian Girl
By Mark Helyar
Price: Free! Words: 7,710. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: October 19, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Travel » By region
Absent Friends places the reality and impact of gender discrimination in the context of daily life in the Himalayan foothills, told through the stories of the girls and women who live there. From the author of Rising from the Dust ~ India's Hidden Voices, it includes references and links to relevant news stories, publications and online material.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
By Rachel Signer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship
What is social entrepreneurship and what can we learn from it? In this collection of interviews, profiles, and articles, compiled from Rachel Signer's work as a reporter and essayist for the website Dowser.org, we have a wealth of case studies. Signer's writings lend voice to the social entrepreneurs and innovators who are attempting to mitigate the world’s “wicked problems.”
Your Mark On The World, Stories of service that show us how to give more with a purpose without giving up what's most important.
By Devin Thorpe
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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Your Mark On The World combines inspiring stories of ordinary people doing remarkable things to make the world a better place with practical advice to empower you to give more to a cause (charity, non-profit or social venture) without giving up a career or family.
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By Lorenzo Chewparsad
Price: Free! Words: 720. Language: English. Published: February 6, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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