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Uplifting Lives
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 45,700. Language: English. Published: July 31, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Civil and human rights
In Uplifting Lives, we experience the true story of the Hollywood Sunset Free Clinic, one of America’s first free health clinics. We meet the core team of volunteers and see how their small non-profit has survived to treat over one million patients and counting. Showcasing the power of volunteers, this book is the ultimate guide on how to give, how to lead, and how to uplift the world around us.
The Old Man in the Bag and Other True Stories of Good Intentions
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 77,490. Language: English (New Zealand dialect). Published: January 18, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Biography » Adventurers & explorers
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
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,510. Language: Commonwealth English. Published: November 2, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Travel » By region, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
(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.
Social Entrepreneurs Speak: Essays, Articles, and Interviews on Social Entrepreneurship
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 29,060. Language: English. Published: August 28, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Small business and entrepreneurship, Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity
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.
Price: Free! Words: 55,230. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Social Science » Philanthropy & Charity, Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Personal success
(5.00 from 2 reviews)
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.