Archive for August, 2009

A Dish For All Sushi Seasons

Saturday, August 15th, 2009

In Kamikatsu, a small town in Tokushima Prefecture, Japan, a group of old ladies, with a little help from a local social entrepreneur, have started an unusual and inspiring business – the Irodori Company. The company not only produce goods but also provide happiness and hope to an aging workforce. Kamikatsu is an ordinary rural […]

Island Hospice Zimbabwe

Friday, August 14th, 2009

As HIV/Aids increases in Zimbabwe, millions of children are becoming the sole carers for dying parents and siblings. Left to cope without the usual recourse of an extended family, which is becoming increasingly overburdened and unable to cope as tradition expects, children as young as nine are nursing their dying parents, many themselves facing the […]

July 2009

Wednesday, August 5th, 2009

NewsMail gives you What’s New on the GLI website and introduces new GLI Networkers. Forward NewsMail to your contacts – we’re happy for you to pass it on! So what’s new this month? GLI News As you may have already read in our last Newsmail and also on the home page of the GLI English […]