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A World with No Operating Rooms

313 million surgical procedures take place every year. Only 6 percent occur in the world’s poorest nations. For impoverished Africans, a floating hospital brings hope and healing to the forgotten poor.
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Tresor, a 10-year-old Cameroon boy. a fire that left scars across his body and denied him the use of his arm.

Assiatou, an 18-year-old woman with a dream. a car accident that left her unable to walk without pain.

Emmanuel, a baby born to loving parents. a tumor with the potential to kill.

Adults With Autism Finding Jobs in Houston

The non-profit Social Motion Skills has placed 20 workers with the FedEx facility in Cypress
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by Grace White

A program through the non-profit Social Motion Skills help land them the job.

"I think we all wake up in the morning and want to have a purpose," said Stacy Anderson, Transition Director.

Her passion, finding jobs for people with social and cognitive disabilities.

"The majority of our adults with autism are either unemployed or under-employed," Anderson said.

To help them navigate the ins and outs of this massive warehouse, the employees each have a job coach that works alongside them every day.

Moody’s Partners With Pyxera Global to Launch Its First Global Pro Bono Program

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WASHINGTON, August 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ — Moody’s, in partnership with PYXERA Global, launched a Global Pro Bono program in Beijing, China this week. Moody’s Future Solutions™ will leverage the professional skills of its employees to build the capacity of social impact organizations. The program is designed for Moody’s volunteers to contribute to solving some of the most pressing social challenges in a way that delivers value to the company and community.

High School Students Earn Aircraft Manufacturing Pre-Apprenticeship Accreditation

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STRATFORD, Conn., Aug. 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ ­­– At the closing ceremony for the Teamsters/Sikorsky Career Pathways Program, Teamsters Local 1150 in partnership with Sikorsky, a Lockheed Martin Company (NYSE: LMT), Connecticut State Department of Education and Connecticut Department of Labor, announced the program’s newly registered Aircraft Manufacturing pre-apprenticeship.

The Place Makers Episode 3 - CBRE Office, Tokyo

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Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Chinatsu Kaneko from CBRE Tokyo and Daniel Harris Rosen from Tokyodex, on how art and open spaces are redefining Japanese corporate culture. To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

eBay Celebrates Global Tiger Day with World Wildlife Fund

eBay is raising awareness of the work that’s still needed to save tigers from extinction.
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By: Mike Carson, Director, Global Policy and Regulatory Management

Today, in celebration of Global Tiger Day, eBay is raising awareness and support for actions that highlight the work that’s still needed to save tigers from extinction. Today, around 3,900 tigers remain in the wild – and poaching is one of their biggest threats. Every part of the tiger, from whiskers to tail, as well as live tiger cubs are traded illegally – which is why we ban the trade of all tigers and tiger products.

Sharon Schultz: Rebuilding Together Brings New Life to Still Meadows Community

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Rebuilding Together Anne Arundel County (RTAAC), a safe and healthy nonprofit housing organization, returned to Still Meadows last month when they partnered with recycling and disposal experts, Republic Services, Inc., to improve the quality of life in this community that is populated by many active and retired military personnel.

The extended Fort Meade Military Community, located just off base, got new park benches and public trash receptacles installed in the common areas.

AIDA Cruises Implements Onboard Initiatives to Reduce Food Waste

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AIDA Cruises, the leading cruise line serving the German market, has implemented an array of onboard initiatives designed to continuously reduce food waste.

Turkish Restaurant Chain Breaking the Cycle of Poverty for Female Farmers

BigChefs is providing livelihood and mentorship opportunities for low income women producers in Turkey by engaging them as suppliers for its restaurant chain.
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Istanbul, Turkey, 4 July 2019 /3BL Media/ – Turkish hospitality company BigChefs, which endeavours to source its food and other products locally in Turkey, has joined Business Call to Action with a commitment to increase the number of its low income women agricultural producers to 80, and provide them with mentorship on issues like logistics, packaging and alike by 2021.  

How Turin Was Transformed by Hosting an Olympic Winter Games

Few cities manage to completely reinvent themselves through hosting an Olympics, but Turin did.
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While most people were familiar with the general attractions of London, Rio or Vancouver prior to them putting on recent Games, the 2006 Olympic Winter Games radically changed international perceptions of Italy’s industrial north. As a result, Turin 2006 helped unearth the city’s little-known touristic charm.

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