If we are going to change the world in ways that empower every human being to make a difference, then it seems pretty certain that social entrepreneurs and their networks will be there to help and guide us. Uniquely, this is an method that has emerged from the grassroots of all the world's regions criss-crossing cultures and other borders - with Bangladesh contributing two of the world's currently most valued social entrepreneurial changes - microfinance 1 2 3 and the world's largest citizen organisation 1 2 3 . If there is any way we can help people in Pakistan explore where social entrepreneurs have already discovered ways of improving humanity's lot in many of the most challenging arenas of life on this earth, please do tell us.

Google melted 100 macrae.net blogs down 9 dec 2005 ; this jumble is what's left of the past (apologies if stuff dated 2005 and earlier contains missing links); let's see if we can value a new future 1 2 3

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Monday, March 06, 2006

SuVyapar (Sanskrit for Good Trade)
Habitat Integrated Pakistan (HIP) is a non-political, non-profit organization, which works for welfare of people through protection of biodiversity, environment and sustainable development. One of the programs of HIP is to promote crafts products of Gypsy women, in Punjab, Pakistan. These women are given training in diverse skills, which enables them a livelihood option. Having a Fair Trade Federation certification, they also export to US taking the concept of Su-Vyapar a step ahead. Click here to view products.

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