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The Article:People Shared The Deepest Insights They’ve Ever Heard And They May Forever Change How You Think
The Publisher:Business Insider
The Scoop:For many, it’s the small epiphanies in life that can make the largest impact. Here is a list of insights that may help you gain perspective in the new year.
The Article:Pay-As-You-Go Solar Power Is Bringing Electricity To More People In East Africa
The Scoop:Following the model set by many mobile phone companies, one Tanzanian is helping connect 10,000 households with solar power with an affordable, pay-as-you-go plan.
The Article:A Former Google Executive’s Advice For Aussie Startups Looking To Get Noticed
The Scoop:As the Australian startup scene heats up, one former Google exec has words of advice for those looking to get ahead from down under, including staying put.
The Article:The Year In Social Enterprise And Impact Investing: 5 Noteworthy Happenings In 2015
The Scoop:2015 was a big year for social enterprise and impact investing. From Facebook’s move towards charitable funding to the spread of B Corps, here are five of the biggest financial stories from the last year.
The Article:Refugees In Greece Make Purses From Life Vests To Raise Funds
The Publisher:Huffington Post
The Scoop:One organization is creating jobs for refugees of conflict by turning the life vests they left behind into functional and fashionable bags.