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How do NGOs change people’s lives? Read Joyce Mary’s heartening story

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Joyce Mary’s story is a heartening one. It shows how a little help can go a long way when there are people as enterprising and entrepreneurial as she. And the vast majority of people in poor communities in Africa have this amazing ability to be business people in their own right. Joyce Mary talks about her “business dream coming through” with the help she got from WOWNI.

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The Story of Joyce Mary

The Story of Joyce Mary

War On Want Northern Ireland (WOWNI) is a small, independent International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) based in Belfast Northern Ireland. This year, 2017, it celebrates 56 years of working with poor communities in Africa.

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167 Nations Adopt New Urban Agenda

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Habitat III, the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development, has wrapped up in Quito, Ecuador, as delegations adopted the New Urban Agenda, a new framework that details how cities should be planned and managed to best achieve sustainability.

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Honors to Women and Girls Who Feed the World

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Sir Fazle Hasan Abed of Bangladesh, founder and chair of BRAC, one of the world’s largest and most effective anti-poverty organizations, was honored as 2015 World Food Prize Laureate earlier this month. He built the success of BRAC on empowering women and girls.

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Transforming Poverty into Sustainable Prosperity through Agri-business and Agro-processing

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Like in many regions around the world, poverty is the scourge that’s destroying disadvantaged communities in the Overstrand region of the Western Cape – South Africa. One of Maximpact’s latest deals introduces their innovative Agri-business and Agro-processing solution for a social enterprise with commercial business activities, whose surplus profits will fund and grow the existing social purpose programmes.

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