Check out this set of short videos on Valentin Abe, the gentlemen who brought fish farming to Haiti. This is a fine example of what a social entrepreneur can do to help people rise above poverty. CNN International’s African Voices program had a nice piece on this Sunda. Below is a link to a video from Time magazine, which recently awarded Mr. Abe as one of its 100 Most Influential People. I enjoy seeing nice guys finish first!
We seem overloaded with problems and headed in negative directions on many fronts. (Environment, society, politics, business, poverty, food, health care, animal & human rights, etc.) On top of that, our governments seem neither inclined to pursue, nor capable of, corrective action. Continue reading →