It’s Kiva time! If you are not familiar with Kiva their mission is connecting people through lending to alleviate poverty. The concept is that you loan money to support a person or group of people trying to start or expand a business in poverty stricken countries around the world. I have some loans that have been repaid which … READ MORE
I am doing my best to “fly by the seat of my pant”s on my GIVES every day. Today I was getting a little worried. My eyes were wide open but I wasn’t seeing any opportunities to GIVE back. When I got home from all my errands this morning, (playcare, grocery shopping, work errands, conference call, park time) and finally … READ MORE
In less than a week my mission to change the world begins. I feel like I am in the process of retraining my brain. I look for, search out and see different opportunities to give back every day. I’m discovering ways to give that I didn’t even know existed without leaving my home office.
Did you know there are sites … READ MORE
Philanthropy as defined by Wikipedia is “the effort or inclination to increase the well-being of mankind, as by charitable aid or donations.”
What is it today? Is it just the Bill Gates of the world that have 100’s of millions of dollars to give away or is … READ MORE
In this week’s Globe & Mail there was an article which jumped out at me. “Canada Ranked Second-Most Charitable in the World”. Globe writer Sarah Boesveld, writes a clear message “Canadians are a giving group of people”. Not surprisingly I was attracted to this headline as I too am Canadian. … READ MORE