Partying to Change the World

Maybe the most common question I get from readers is: What can I do?  They’ve read about malaria, or mass rape, or AIDS orphans, and they want to make a difference. Should they call the White House? Write a check? Howl in hopeless despair?  There’s never a perfect answer, but here’s one ingenious approach: Throw a party!

Innovation from Hollyhock Entrepreneur

BeadforLife eradicates extreme poverty by creating bridges of understanding between impoverished Africans and concerned world citizens. Ugandan women turn colorful recycled paper into beautiful beads, and people open their hearts, homes and communities to buy and sell the beads. The beads thus become income, food, medicine, school fees -- and hope. Here is a letter from Co-Executive Director Torkin Wakefield,  a Co-Founder of Hollyhock...

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