The hub – How to live old and happy at home in Sydney suburbs

As many other western (and not only) countries, Australia is an aging population. For many people, living alone at home can get challenging. The Hub is creating communities. It turns suburbs into villages. It helps people enjoying retirement in their own neighborhood.  

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Social Business in Japan – When Universities pave the way towards Social Business

Social business in Japan has been spreading gradually through some interesting initiatives, sometimes to solve social issues in Japan, more often to support developing countries. Professor Okada from the Yunus & Shiiki Social Business Research Center of the Kyushu University (SBRC) introduced us to one of the current heart of Social Business in Japan. Networking, creating convergence, and getting international visibility can make a great difference. Especially with the support of the Yunus Centre in Dhaka!

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Micro-Finance: An innovative green saving product for and by the poor

How to stimulate saving and reforestation by the poor? During our mission at Aski (a Micro-Finance Institution in the Philippines), we were looking for solutions to boost Aski Foundation’s initiative to plant trees. We got in touch with Damien from Kinome, who let us know about this innovative financial product. Seduced by its potential impact both on saving and reforestation, we just want to spread the word!

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