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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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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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The Men That Saved the Revolutionary War

The Men That Saved the Revolutionary War

How did Robert Morris and Hyam Salomon save the Revolutionary War? Answer: They financed the Revolution!   During the time from 1781 to 1784, Robert Morris served as the Superintendent of Finance, managing the economy of the fledgling United States. As the...

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Working Together We Become Stronger

Working Together We Become Stronger

“I do it for my family. By working together we become stronger.” Hilda and her family are pillars in their community and they are often found serving others. Hilda Soler, her husband, and four children live in Honduras. Her husband has worked for the Hondutel...

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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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You’re My Hero

You’re My Hero

Without question doTERRA is the essential oils phenom - let’s just say in the universe - in order to cover all the obvious bases. Essential oils are known for their soothing, toning, detoxing energizing, uplifting, warming, or renewing properties. My favorites include...

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SEED This!

SEED This!

  I am extremely proud of the collaborative approach of Mentors International with other NGO’s and learning institutions. This attitude was already in place when I came on board, and from my perspective - it’s sorely needed among the charitable organizations...

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Farmers From Peru

Farmers From Peru

Miguel and Milagros are farmers from Piura, Peru. They harvest rice, corn, and chileno beans. They have been doing this for almost five years, using the money that Miguel earns from his construction business as capital to buy the seeds. Rice takes about five months to...

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How You Can Make a Difference This Summer

How You Can Make a Difference This Summer

Poverty poses numerous problems, throughout the world, every day. Almost half of the world’s population lives off less than US $2.50 per day. With such limited resources, most find access to decent education, proper nutrition, and safe living circumstances nearly...

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Eat Your Broccoli

Eat Your Broccoli

Those three words have plagued children and grandchildren for generations.  Believe me - I’ve both heard the command and invoked it. I’ve also shamelessly used the “starving children in Africa” strategy. Yet when it comes to broccoli - most ineffectively.   Meet Sara,...

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