Tag Archives: poverty

Private Label Skin To Partner With Global Non-Profit to Attack Joblessness

 

St. Petersburg, FL, 2017-May-24 — /EPR Network/ — Private Label Skin, a private label skin care manufacturer, and Hashtag Fulfillment, its fulfillment subsidiary, have partnered with Jobs for Life (JfL), a global non-profit that engages and equips churches and faith based non-profits to prepare people for meaningful work.

Private Label Skin recognizes that unemployment and underemployment are national problems, desires to hire Jobs for Life graduates, and assist in the building of a local Jobs for Life network so others can go to work.

Eric Pogue, President of Private Label Skin, is a JfL Site Leader and committed to the community of Tampa/St. Pete. He also is preparing to join the local City Advisory Board.

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How One Dollar Lights Up Africa

The success of the WakaWaka Solar Lamp

Released on: December 07, 2011, 12:00 pm
Author: Camille van Gestel
Industry: EnergyEnvironment

Haarlem, the Netherlands – In the beginning there was light for all – and a little later there was electric light for, well, only some of us: 1.5 billion people still live in darkness. Dutch startup Off-Grid Solutions makes an end to developing countries’ killing kerosene dependency. They want their high-tech, low-cost WakaWaka solar LED lamp to light up Africa ‘like a Christmas tree’.

Via Kickstarter.com, the general public is now enthusiastically pre-ordering WakaWaka´s for 35 dollars each. The minimal support to contribute to their mission is one dollar. Thanks to this innovative way of crowdfunding, WakaWaka grows at the speed of light .And with it, the dream of providing all Africans with a sustainable light solution becomes more real by the minute.

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