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Maximpact Wins Northern’s Support to Ease Refugees’ Integration

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Media Release: February 2019 Accelerating into 2019 with prospects to help migrants integrate in English predominant environments, Maximpact recently received the Northern Ireland Government’s Department for the Economy’s support to run its Fast Track to Employment Programme for Syrian refugees. Since the 2011 civil war in Syria, more than 250 000 lives were lost, putting […]

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How to solve the refugee crisis of the 21st century

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Refugee:  a person who has been forced to leave their country in order to escape war, persecution, or natural disaster – dictionary.com Refuge: a place that gives protection or shelter from danger, trouble, unhappiness – dictionary.com According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, 1 in 110 people across the world are displaced. Of these, a […]

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Citizen Science Earns Respect

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The Austrian Pollen Monitoring service at the Medical University of Vienna’s Department of Ear, Nose and Throat Diseases is founded upon active citizen participation and relies on continuing citizen monitoring every day.

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Why the Education Sector Urgently Needs Impact Capital

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The world is crying out for a good education. It was the number one choice of respondants to the My World digital survey for the change that would make the most difference to their lives. And yet, despite global pledges to improve education access and affordablity, millions are stil denied the education that could transform their lives and their communities. What can the impact community do to redress the balance — and why aren’t they doing it now?

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What’s Keeping Impact Investors Away from Education?

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There’s a growing global demand for education and a huge potential market that could be catalyzed by an influx of impact capital. Yet impact investors have hardly entered the education arena. Why is this? And what can be done to improve impact’s performance in delivering urgently needed education to an eager world?

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Impact Investing in Education infographic

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Education infographic: Impact investors are in prime position to put capital behind solutions to the global education crisis. There is also enormous potential for innovation, both in terms of finance models and in terms of education delivery methods.

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