All posts tagged with: communities

Smart Village? Go make one!

Posted September 29, 2013 Avatar Emilia Siahaan

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Education has become the most happening issue in our world. There are some problems that are brought in the field of education, both for the low-income society or middle-to-high income society. The problems also come both from the students and teachers. The inequality to get the same chance for having education, lack of teachers, schools that cannot afford for proper facilities... name it! There are still a lot of problems. However, we can infer that education does matter, wherever...


Post2015: The Voice of Young Kosovars

Posted November 11, 2013 Avatar Innovations Lab Kosovo

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Of the estimated 1.8 million inhabitants of Kosovo, around half are under 25 years old, with over half of the ministers in the government under the age of 40—the “Young Europeans,” as Kosovans are often called, is no misnomer. And this immense youth population matters: consider that this demographic will make up tomorrow’s voters, labor force, business and civil society leaders, minsters, and soon, and will reap the benefits—or consequences—of the work initiated today t...


Our complex phenomenon, what are we going to do?

Posted November 20, 2013 no picture Abosede Taiwo

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Climate change is the biggest environmental and humanitarian hazard/crises of our time. We need to take collective actions to ensure the adoption of cleaner energy sources at home and abroad. Climate change is affecting our economy, health and communities in different ways. If actions are not taken, the result can be disastrous to life and the environment as a whole. Carbon dioxide and other global warming pollutants are collecting in the atmosphere on a daily basis, forming a th...


YOUTH Innovation: Cheap, green solar bottles light up Kenyan slum

Posted February 21, 2014 no picture Cadmus Atake-E

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When I came across this article I was so glad that youth are actually taking it upon themselves to provide a sustainable and renewable energy source in Kenya. NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – It’s a hot afternoon in Nairobi’s Kibera slum, but 32-year-old Michael Matare is comfortable in his tiny room. The house is brightly lit by two plastic water bottles jutting out of the ceiling. Between them hangs a 100-watt bulb, but it isn’t needed. "Since I got these sola...