Navajo Nation

Kohler Co. and DigDeep Announce First Recipients of Water Is Life Microgrant Program

Six innovative water projects across the Navajo Nation will receive funding
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KOHLER, Wis., July 15, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, and DigDeep, a human rights non-profit addressing water and sanitation challenges in the U.S., announced the first recipients of its new Water is Life microgrant program. Launched earlier this year, the microgrant program helps local community leaders and groups across the Navajo Nation develop innovative ideas to increase access to clean water and sanitation.

Grant Provides Navajo Nation Veterans Permanent Housing

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June 23, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The Home Depot Foundation today announced it has invested more than $135,000 to turn COVID-19 shielding shelters into permanent housing for U.S. military veterans in the Navajo Nation. In partnership with the nonprofit CORE (Community Organized Relief Efforts), the Foundation will construct 25 shielding structures to enable electricity and other amenities to provide permanent housing solutions for veterans and their families.  

Kohler Co. and DigDeep Join Forces To Address Access To Clean Water and Sanitation on the Navajo Nation and Other Communities Across the United States

Business innovation and training microgrant program will prioritize empowering women to solve water and sanitation challenges in their own communities
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KOHLER, Wis., March 8, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Kohler Co., a global leader in the design and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, and DigDeep, a human rights non-profit addressing water and sanitation challenges in the U.S., are teaming up on a multi-year grant program. The program supports local entrepreneurs and community groups who present innovative ideas to provide universal access to clean water and sanitation through community-based service models or new technologies.  

Keeping the American and Global Economy Moving

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April 20, 2020 /3BL Media/ - UPS (NYSE: UPS) today detailed a comprehensive set of actions it has taken to fight COVID-19 and to keep the American and global economy moving. The company, supported by 495,000 UPSers, its smart logistics network, its technology expertise, and working hand in hand with customers and government, is proactively implementing solutions to ensure life-saving materials and equipment are delivered rapidly to where they are needed most.

Impact Investing With Native Entrepreneurs in the Indigenous Economy

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

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March 1st Edition Overview: As I read through the articles for this March 1st edition by so many esteemed contributors, I am struck by the progress that we have made together in this field. Our work has led us all to consider individually and collectively the frameworks and practices necessary to implement a just transition with and for Indigenous Peoples. - Carla Fredericks, Guest Editor

Navajo Women Entrepreneurs Graduate From Freeport-McMoRan’s Free Online Business Training Program

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March 26, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Project DreamCatcher, Freeport-McMoRan’s free online business training program designed to create economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs, recently graduated 16 Navajo women from the Navajo Nation in New Mexico.

DreamCatcher is part of the DreamBuilder project, which is a partnership between the Freeport-McMoRan Foundation and the Thunderbird School of Global Management.

Navajo Nation Man Without a Human Heart Plans to Fly to His Heart Transplant

With the Freedom portable driver powering the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart, patients are now able to choose alternative transportation other than driving to the hospital for their donor heart transplant.
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December 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Christopher Larsen, supported by the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart that saved his life, has taken advantage of a rule change that allows him to wait for a matching donor heart at his home in the Navajo Nation, a six-hour drive from University of Arizona Medical Center (UAMC). Most heart centers require heart transplant-eligible patients to live within a two-hours-or-less drive in order to be prepared to receive their donor heart.

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