20 Aug '11, 2pm

[Causes] Relief 2.0 – Bringing Relief Through Social Entrepreneurship

[Causes] Relief 2.0 – Bringing Relief Through Social Entrepreneurship

is an organic movement of multidisciplinary volunteers and partner organizations from around the world working together to promote efficient disaster response and sustainable disaster recovery through the active engagement of local stakeholders. They seek to enable disaster survivors as entrepreneurs – which we, of course, wholeheartedly support – before they are turned into refugees by the conventional relief system. Their mission is to empower local communities impacted by disaster to generate wealth and become self-sustainable, connecting them with local and global markets where disaster survivors sell goods and services so they can generate wealth and not depend on donations.

Full article: http://www.youngupstarts.com/2011/08/20/causes-relief-2-0...

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