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Where I Find my Joy

Where I Find my Joy

There was the year that Domingo refers to as “The failure of his life.” That year, the price of vegetables went down so low that Domingo essentially lost his whole harvest. He began looking for additional jobs, but the whole community was struggling. Domingo was about...

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New Learning and Mentoring Center Opened in Cambodia

New Learning and Mentoring Center Opened in Cambodia

We are excited to share that that in September of this year Lifting Generations opened a new Learning and Mentoring Center in Phnom Penh Cambodia. According to the World Bank, “Around 4.5 million people in Cambodia (approximately 35%) remain at or near the poverty...

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Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all

Ensuring inclusive and equitable quality education for all

Sustainable Development Goal 4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all   Our inclusive business and financial literacy training and personal development courses are free to all who want to attend....

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Sustainable Development Goal 1

Sustainable Development Goal 1

End poverty in all its forms everywhere. This goal established by the United Nations is to eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day. At Mentors International, we are actively focusing our efforts...

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Training in the Dominican Republic Part 2

Training in the Dominican Republic Part 2

We recently returned to the Dominican Republic to teach women from La Represa and San Pedro the jewelry making skill of wire wrapping Larimar stones. They are enthusiastic about learning this new skill. Their eagerness in having training that enhances their jewelry...

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Partnering to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

Partnering to Achieve Sustainable Development Goals

We are looking forward to participating at the UN’s Civil Society Conference in August as we partner to build inclusive and sustainable cities and communities. We are excited to share the mission and message of Mentors International. How we have been helping to break...

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Poverty is Scary

Poverty is Scary

During the month of October we like dressing up and pretending to be scary witches, goblins, and ghosts, but let's talk about what's truly scares millions of families year-round... POVERTY. According to the most recent estimates: Ten-percent of the world’s population...

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Stop duplicating efforts and start multiplying synergies

Stop duplicating efforts and start multiplying synergies

One of the more important and driving insights that has “come to me” (meaning not mine but from somewhere or someone else - perhaps even divine) - is among the many NGO’s and as a whole - we need to stop duplicating efforts and start multiplying synergies. I have...

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World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

World Day Against Trafficking in Persons

July 30 in World Day Against Trafficking in Persons The reasons for human trafficking varies from country to country, but many agree that poverty is one of the primary causes of human trafficking. Low income, unemployment, hunger, disease and illiteracy are widespread...

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