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Southwest Airlines Donates Leather LUV Seat Products In Nairobi, Kenya

Hundreds of soccer balls and shoes are distributed as part of global initiative to upcycle approximately 43 acres of former airline seat coverings
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DALLAS­­, October 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) today announced the distribution of products made in Kenya and the U.S.

AECOM Impact Blog: Empowering Kenya’s Maasai tribe to address water shortages

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Matt Scharf, environmental engineer at AECOM, shares his experience working to mitigate the emerging water crisis facing 15,000 Maasai tribal members in southern Kenya.
 
 
Empowering Kenya’s Maasai tribe to address water shortages

Enactus World Cup Showcases High Caliber Students, Projects

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The Enactus World Cup showcases college and university students around the world who go above and beyond to help their communities through entrepreneurial action. This year the event will be held in Beijing, China from 22-24 October and select events will be livestreamed.

Enactus Students in Kenya Turn Food Waste into Fuel

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Food waste or fuel, what do you see?

A Kenyan Enactus team came up with a way to turn food waste into fuel for stoves. They taught 36 people to make corncobs into briquettes that are used in place of charcoal. The new fuel source is sustainable, cuts down on costs and requires less transportation because the new sustainable fuel is locally abundant. A message about the corncob briquettes reached over 20 million Kenyans and now 35 institutions are using the alternative source of fuel.

Cisco Nonprofit Partner Provides Jobs That Lift People Out of Poverty

by Alexis Raymond
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Today, The Guardian newspaper published an article featuring Cisco partner Digital Divide Data – a nonprofit social enterprise that hires workers for data services jobs in the some of the world’s poorest places, and gives them the education, training, and career counseling they need to rise into the middle class.

VIDEO - SAP Social Sabbatical: The Opportunity of a Lifetime

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Selected to participate in the SAP Social Sabbatical, Jim Tubman, a Senior Support Consultant from Ireland, went to Kenya to support a local farming initiative.

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Kenyan Companies Partner with SAP in Sabbatical Programme

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Four Kenyan companies were the beneficiaries of a four-week SAP social sabbatical that saw them engage SAP experts in human resources, finance, IT and best practices in to business processes and solutions.

Juhudi Kilimo, African Management Initiative, Open Capital and Synergy were selected based on their social impact and focus on strengthening entrepreneurship in Kenya. The challenges faced by the organisations were matched with available SAP team skills.

Kenya: SAP Africa Partners With Techno Brain to Address Africa's Skills Shortage

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Originally published on allAfrica

SAP Africa has signed up Techno Brain Ltd.as an official SAP Africa Education delivery partner. This was announced at Techno Brain's headquarters, Nairobi. Techno Brain is an IT Solutions Company focusing on Customized software applications, Training Solutions and BPO Solutions cutting across various industries and verticals.

SAP Africa’s Innovative Mobile Birth App To Increase Kenyan Citizenship Registration

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Up until now, the number of birth registrations, especially in rural areas of Africa, remains low with only fifty percent of children being registered on average. Children born in Kenya must be registered within 90 days of their birth. If they are not citizens face costly, lengthy processes to register their children which, if not done, can prevent them from accessing vital state resources like education, healthcare and ultimately, productive employment.

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