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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


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Bill C (94)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 6:19 am
Noted with hope for the children of this world.

Lynn M (192)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 6:47 am
Kudo to you young lady- I applaud your efforts and enthusiasum!

. (0)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 8:56 am
This young lady is truly amazing and is a fantastic role model to us all... old and young alike..

Naoko i (257)
Saturday February 13, 2010, 3:59 pm
Thanks for commenting. There are many other young ones working for betterment of the world, mostly for kids in Asian, African or other poor countries in Japan. May be in the US, UK, or other countries, too. They are our hope.

Rajee Seetharam (138)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 3:39 am
Thanks for bringing us this news. It makes me smile miles as there is hope for the world, with the youth taking over doing such kindly, unselfish , giving acts! Thanks once again! More to crop up I hope!

Catherine T (192)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 1:17 pm
i will check out stitch tomorrow. i hope she has the business savvy to know who to lend to.

Connie Tonna (3)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 1:39 pm
kudos to this young girl

Laurie W (189)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 2:16 pm
noted...good news

Patricia C (96)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 5:13 pm
Thank you for the hopeful article Naoko.

Matloob ul Hasan (81)
Sunday February 14, 2010, 8:07 pm
noted, thanks.

Josephine Fenech (15)
Monday February 15, 2010, 2:03 am
I' m sure God is pleased with her good work.

. (0)
Monday February 15, 2010, 6:23 am
This is simply amazing!

Jere W (9)
Monday February 15, 2010, 6:24 am
Noted. Good news for a change!

Rachel L (22)
Monday February 15, 2010, 11:00 am
What a great example!

Past Member (0)
Monday February 15, 2010, 7:01 pm
Thanks, Naoko!

Past Member (0)
Tuesday February 16, 2010, 5:13 pm
What an impressive young woman. Marvelous that she was chosen to present her project in Switzerland so she could gain worldwide support. Young people changing the world... it's always so refreshing to hear!

Philippa P (154)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 12:08 am
Good stuff!

Charley H (0)
Saturday February 20, 2010, 6:11 pm
great post
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