Here we present interesting groups, themes and projects.
The Bottom 100 was launched to give a face and voice to the people at the other end of the World’s Rich List. It is all too easy to think of “the bottom billion” in the abstract – but we hope that shining a light on even a tiny fraction of the world’s poor will put a human face on the suffering and crushing inequality endured by so many.
JHAMTSE GATSAL Children's Community
The Jhamtse Gatsal campus.It is a community, a school, and a home for about
90 children ranging in age from toddler to adolescent. Jhamtse Gatsal lies in the district of Tawang in Arunachal Pradesh, India, and the children come from nearby villages. Each of these children has a background of adversity. Our driving goal is to provide these children with better lives, helping them to achieve their fullest potential.
DC CENTRAL KITCHEN
We fight hunger differently
DC Central Kitchen is a nonprofit developer of innovative social ventures that break the cycle of hunger and poverty. We fight hunger differently by using career training, job creation, and sustainable business practices to strengthen local food systems and reduce disparities in health and economic opportunity.
Karuna Society For Animals And Nature
Working together to end the suffering of animals
Karuna Society for Animals and Nature has been established in Puttaparthi, Andhra Pradesh, South India since 2000. It is a registered non-profit organization working for animal welfare and the environment by providing free medical care and shelter for sick, injured, abandoned and abused animals, while sustaining all food production with organic farming and alternative fuels.
New Story Film
As we change our story, we change our world
We humans find our way by story. Our stories shape us, hold us and give meaning to our lives. Every so often it becomes clear that a prevailing story is no longer serving. Now is such a time. Humanity needs a new, inspiring picture of the future to live into.
International Justice Mission
RESCUE THOUSANDS. PROTECT MILLIONS. PROVE THAT JUSTICE FOR THE POOR IS POSSIBLE.
According to the United Nations, 4 billion people live outside the protection of the law. That means that their public justice systems – their police, courts, and laws – are so broken, corrupt and dysfunctional, that there is nothing to shield them from violence.
Our Vision To inspire people to plant trees, develop a culture of care towards the environment and make them realize their inevitable dependency on nature.
Our Mission is to increase the green cover of Tamil Nadu by 10% in order to reverse desertification, reduce soil erosion, restore self-sufficiency, recreate sustainability and survive climate change.
Social Visionaries Conference: A Vision Coming Into Manifestation
The idea behind the conference is to create community, to come together as a collective and raise the conscious energy on all levels, the conference is not only a space to gather, but also to have the experience of change. To have the opportunity to step in as a group to be a game changer, to understand truly what it means to be a global citizen, to really reap the benefits of what it is to be of service. Read more…
Woman Quits Job To Build Sustainable Bamboo Homes In Bali
Elora Hardy left a successful career in the NY fashion scene to build bamboo houses in Indonesia. The Bali resident and her team have spent the last 5 years revolutionizing bamboo construction in the belief that it is an underused but ideal renewable resource. Hardy uses boron, which occurs naturally in nature, to treat the bamboo and make it indigestible to insects.
Das Transformale Netz ist ein experimentelles Begegnungsforum ohne Guru, Dogmen und Mitgleidschaft an verschiedenen Orten im deutschsprachigen Raum.
In der variablen Struktur dieses Miteinanders zeigt sich, dass die Synergie unter Menschen aus den verschiedensten spirituellen Traditionen – Mystik, Religion, Esoterik und Gesellschaftspolitik – tatsächlich möglich ist!
Strange and beautiful trees from across the world
People learn at a very early age just how important trees are to the world – they give us shade from harmful UV rays, hold the soil together to prevent erosion, and play a vital role in providing air. It is easy to admire their utility, however it is very easy to overlook just how interesting and beautiful they can be. Here are a number of strange and wondrous trees from across our amazing planet for your enjoyment.
Pun Pun – Center for Self Reliance
Pun Pun is a small organic farm, seed saving center, and sustainable living and learning center. We strive to find more ways to live a more self reliant lifestyle by growing organic food, building our own natural homes, and experimenting with low tech appropriate technologies. We seek to bring back the tradition of seed saving amongst farmers and growers by …
Mr. Happy Man
DOCUMENTARY ABOUT LOVE IN LIVE-ACTION
Come rain or shine, 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes devotes six hours every day to an endearing traffic ritual that has made him one of the island’s most cherished citizens.
Die Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie möchte in einem demokratischen, partizipativen und ergebnisoffenen Prozess ein Wirtschaftssystem etablieren, in dem das Gemeinwohl an oberster Stelle steht.
Um die Idee Realität werden zu lassen, ist innerhalb weniger Jahre eine internationale Bewegung entstanden. Mittlerweile engagieren sich tausende Menschen für die Gemeinwohl-Ökonomie.
design for is a non-profit organisation, funded by Nanyang Technological University’s New Silk Road Grant. It is an open platform for collaborations on social design projects.
In developing a network of collaborators, we aspire to create design solutions for the good of the individual and for a better society. Ultimately, our goal is to achieve holistic solutions for a sustainable world.
A World Institute for a Sustainable Humanity (A W.I.S.H.) is an international nonprofit organization whose mission is to provide models and support for life sustaining activities that integrate solutions to poverty and the environment while fostering self-reliance. It was founded in March of 1995 and is registered as an NGO in fourteen countries and states. To learn more about the history and vision of A W.I.S.H., listen to an interview with or read a 15-year retrospective by President and CEO, Michael Karp.
Was ist Living Gaia?
Living Gaia ist ein holistisches Heilungsbiotop in Brasilien, das gerade "geboren" wird. Wir haben das Land erworben und beginnen jetzt mit dem Aufbau. Mit dieser Internetseite möchten wir alle Interessierten umfassend über das Projekt, seinen Standort, die Hintergründe, die verschiedenen Vorhaben und die Möglichkeiten dabei mitzumachen informieren.
Dr. C. Otto Scharmer
Otto Scharmer is a senior lecturer at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management. He is co-founder of the Presencing Institute, and the founding chair of the MIT IDEAS Program, that takes leaders from civil society, government and business from Indonesia and China on a nine month action learning journey in order to co-create profound social innovation in their communities.