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LONG YARN, THE STORY OF INDIAN COTTON AND FARMER SUICIDES
You set the price! Words: 5,320. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: July 19, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Environmental politics
The cotton story is a tangled tale with thousands of farmers committing suicide.This book analyses what goes into the vicious cycle is indebtedness, brought on by a combination of international trade cycles, state policies on subsidies and tariffs and the trade-off between the interest of cultivators and manufacturers. Improper genetic revolution has benefited some while weighing on some others.
Truth
Price: Free! Words: 14,020. Language: English. Published: January 12, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical
A soldier in foreign parts acquires a strange ability while fighting on the front line, allowing him to perceive hidden social truths as lurid creatures. These start to drive him mad, especially the hostile beast that is the social phenomena of Catastrophic Anthropogenic Climate Change. This Sci-Fi / Cli-Fi story featured on the most viewed Climate Change site on the planet, ‘Watts Up With That’.
The Haiti Experiment
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 72,360. Language: English. Published: September 6, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Hugh Locke gives a riveting firsthand account of humanitarian work in Haiti with hip-hop musician Wyclef Jean, both before and after the earthquake. The author takes us behind the scenes to see how foreign aid is not working there, and he outlines a new approach that can help Haiti rebuild while setting a new course for other developing countries to take charge of their own destiny.
What Does It Mean Being A Rotarian?
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 67,680. Language: English. Published: August 23, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » General reference » Curiosities & wonders
Much of what is said in this book is the legacy of what the founder of Rotary International said or was literally picked up during his readings in the various conferences that Paul Harris performed throughout his life.Those who are part of this project called Rotary play a leading role in this epic endeavor that we undertake to overcome inequalities in a world of need.Buy our book & save 3 Childs!
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
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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.
Charity
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 9,650. Language: English. Published: February 29, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Plays & Screenplays » Asian, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
An Indian American woman is bored with her life in New York. She is passionate about making a contribution to humanity and her zeal brings her to Mumbai. Would it be easy to find and adopt a cause? Would she be able to make a difference when she is simply struggling to settle in and get used to a new way of life? While her heart goes to the poor, would it find the right purpose?
Travesty in Haiti: A true account of Christian missions, orphanages, fraud, food aid and drug trafficking
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 104,950. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
TRAVESTY is an anthropologist’s personal story of working with foreign aid agencies and discovering that fraud, greed, corruption, apathy, and political agendas permeate the industry. It is a story of failed agricultural, health and credit projects; violent struggles for control over foreign aid; corrupt orphanage owners, pastors, and missionaries; the nepotistic manipulation of research funds.
Barefoot Bloggers - Write to Save the Planet
Price: $18.00 USD. Words: 38,380. Language: English. Published: November 8, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Reference » Writing skills
Green your world with the written word – here’s how! BAREFOOT BLOGGERS is first ever start-up guide of its kind made to launch your green writing career. Built for both business and non-profit writers, get secrets and tips from some of the world’s most successful green bloggers at Green Prophet, Greentech Media, TreeHugger, the Huffington Post and the Sierra Club.
21st Century FEMA Study Course: Developing and Managing Volunteers (IS-244.a) - VOADs, NGOs, Case Studies, Interviews, Evaluations
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 19,500. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) offers training in identifying volunteer resources and recruiting, assigning, training, supervising, evaluating, and motivating volunteers. The course also focuses on coordinating with Voluntary Organizations Active in Disaster (VOADs) and NGOs.
From Clay to Classrooms: An Architect's Dream to Advance Education in Africa
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,720. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2011 by Agio Publishing House. Categories: Nonfiction » Art, Architecture, Photography » Architecture
In September 2010, Canadian architect Alan R. Roy left for Tanzania to realize two long-held dreams - climb Mount Kilimanjaro, and build a school. He accomplished both, and ended up building two schools, in five weeks! An amazing adventure full of colourful insights and amusing incidents that expose the charm and friendliness of a struggling people determined to educate their children.