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Technology to empower the youth
Technology is the foundation of innovation, but Nokia
believes that before it can reach it’s full potential technology will have to
empower the people that use it. With this in mind Nokia is striving to connect
Africa’s youth to the internet. They believe t...
Technology to empower the youth
Technology to empower the youth
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More and more, women are combing profit with purpose to create a better world.
More and more, women are combing profit with purpose to create a better world. Shout out to all the women who are working hard to make the
world a better place! like Leila Janah, who stumbled upon Nilotica and has
helped raise the lives of the Uganda women ...
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Notes of a Ripples Intern - What Nigerian Festivals tell us
By Daphne Visser, Undergraduate Philosophy, Education and Child studies This summer I traveled to Nigeria as part of my internship at Ripples Foundation. I would like to share the lessons that the country and its people have taught me with you. In this way ...
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Ripples Farms is LIVE!
Picture this: 52,5% of the farming population in Nigeria is female (source: Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations). These women have no access to owning land for farming purposes. Apart from that, most of the farming in Nigeria is subsist...
Ripples Farms is LIVE!
Ripples Farms is LIVE!
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The life of an African Village Woman: The story of Laraba - Part 2
Laraba’s story continues… Last time we introduced you to Laraba, a mother of 4 beautiful children in Northern Nigeria. Today her story continues. To help Laraba, Ripples offered her livestock and training on farming and livestock rearing skills. This has he...
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The life of an African Village Woman: the story of Laraba
Meet Laraba. Laraba lives with her 4 beautiful children in rural Northern Nigeria. Before Ripples, Laraba worried every night, unsure if she would be able to feed her children. All the villagers like Laraba are poor subsistence farmers, whose children do no...
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Working in dangerous places
What is it like to work in Africa, and what are the problems that we as a charity encounter? Ripples’ work in Africa can sometimes be problematic, as a lot of our work is carried out in rural locations, located far from major towns and cities. This means th...
Working in dangerous places
Working in dangerous places
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Support for African children to have access to internet and digital technology.
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out of every 2 kids will reach adolescent years without being able to read or
write in Saharan African countries. Ripples Foundation
is launching a new Ripples Box programme. It is time for change, to demand that
every child in poor and remote areas in Af...
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Sustainable land use and economic growth; are they compatible?
Sustainable land use and economic growth; are they compatible? There is still a persistent belief that sustainable land use
is a trade-off to economic growth. This belief might cause African countries to
lose millions of forest land. This is why we are real...
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Diaries of a Ripples Intern - Teaching experience (3)
By Daphne Visser Undergraduate Philosophy, Childhood and Education Studies This summer I was given the opportunity to travel to Nigeria to intern with Ripples Foundation. During my stay I have kept a dairy that i want to share with all of you. In this way I...
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