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Belinda Goldsmith

From Ethiopia to Australia, the promises and pitfalls of tourism for good

25 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The opening of Ethiopia's once-secretive imperial palace complex has been hailed as symbolizing a new era of openness for the east African nation, but it also has another aim - job creation.

Top 10 tips for business on a mission to do good

25 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Money, hard work and golden contacts - just three of the ingredients that can turn a startup social enterprise into a success story ploughing big profits into social programs.

EXPERT VIEWS-Top 10 tips for business on a mission to do good

25 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA Oct 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M oney, hard work and golden contacts - just three of the ingredients that can turn a startup social enterprise into a success story ploughing big profits into social programmes.

Doing good found to take its toll as more social entrepreneurs report burnout

24 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Passionate and dedicated to the cause, businesses leaders on a mission to help society and the environment are increasingly coming up against an unexpected hurdle - burnout.

Doing good found to take its toll as more social entrepreneurs report burnout

24 Oct 2019

SAN FRANCISCO/ADDIS ABABA, Oct 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - P assionate and dedicated to the cause, businesses leaders on a mission to help society and the environment are increasingly coming up against an unexpected hurdle - burnout.

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

23 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SAN FRANCISCO (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission.

Young entrepreneurs with a mission bank on 'Greta' effect

23 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA/SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 23 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A s the brains behind a hydroponics farming system in rural Kenya, 17-year-old Jefferson Kang'acha struggled to get noticed but he now expects the youth climate movement led by Greta Thunberg to bolster other young people on a mission.

Ethiopia sees rise in businesses doing good as economy opens up

23 Oct 2019

ADDIS ABABA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - From ex-prostitutes making jewelry out of bullet casing to drones delivering blood, rising numbers of businesses with a mission to help address social problems are emerging in Ethiopia as the economy opens up.

Dutch queen says tech fears should not stop the poor getting banking

26 Sep 2019

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Queen Maxima of the Netherlands urged financial regulators on Wednesday not to let fears over technology stall efforts to ensure everyone in the world has access to a bank account and credit to save money and build businesses.

Nobel laureate seeks backing for new fund to aid women raped in war

23 Sep 2019

NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Congolese gynaecologist Denis Mukwege, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, called on world leaders meeting in New York this week to back an international fund to help female victims of sexual violence during armed conflict.

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