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Saylor’s Seed Internship

Saylor’s Seed Internship

“Last Summer was a whirlwind of craziness and I’m not just talking about the Typhoons in the Philippines. Every day was a new adventure with different clients and teaching different business principles. One of my favorite experiences was the opportunity we had to...

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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

January is Human Trafficking Awareness and Prevention Month  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...

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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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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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Update on Tolon

Update on Tolon

Tolon is located in the Northern Region of Ghana in the Tamale Metropolitan Area. It is one of the poorest regions in this country. A majority of the families live off less than $100 USD a year. Their economy is mainly dependent upon agriculture. There are two seasons...

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Philippines Service Project

Philippines Service Project

The San Bartolome High School in Quezon City, Philippines serves some of the poorest children in this country. Over 7,500 students attend this school. With so many students they have to attend in two shifts. Only 50% of the 7th graders can read at this school. Many of...

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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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Evaline

Evaline

Evaline in her poverty is helping those who have less. Many of the women learning from Mentors International want to pay it forward. They are sharing what they have learned from their mentors, and want their friends to get involved with our programs. Watch her story...

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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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