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Seeding Education, and Environmental Awareness, in Guatemala With Plastic Bottle Schools
World  (tags: Re-Use, Reduce, Recycle )

Ben
- 3048 days ago - treehugger.com
Here's some news that's impossible not to love: schools made from plastic bottles are being built--by students--across Guatemala. We showcased the first one last year, built in 2009 with 2,053 pounds of trash and now serving 297 children, and it's grown...
Girl Works to Empower Poor Kids
World  (tags: goodnews, youth, Microfinance, philippines, Japan, fashon, recycle, loan, small business, Indonesia, highschool, Davos, social entreprenuer, the Stitch Tomorrow )

Naoko
- 3384 days ago - search.japantimes.co.jp
At age 16, Carmina Mancenon is a social entreprenuer. She is excitedly preparing to launch a project this summer in the hope of raising awareness of the poverty in Southeast Asia. "It's a youth-led micro-finance organization to combat poverty through
Women Spin Trash Into Exports
World  (tags: africa, GoodNews, recycle, environment, export, green goods, plastic, litter, Refugees&Relief, women, world )

Cynthia
- 4329 days ago - womensenews.org
Female artisans in Burkina Faso have found a way to turn plastic litter into handcrafted dolls and woven goods. The women now sell their wares at markets and are beginning to export them to boutiques in the United States.
   

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