kiva poetry auction winners (3)

Engineers without Fears

Shahnoza Juraeva - "She has applied for a Kiva loan to buy seasonal materials and additional national dresses" in Tajikistan. Saneam Soeur Village Bank Group - "Fourteen people in Preak Thom Village in Kandal Province [Cambodia] form one group in one Village Bank". Khuraman Sheydayeva - "Now this family requests a loan to buy 2 calves" in Azerbaijan. Myriam Lugo - Selling jewelry in Paraguay. kiva auction poetry

Practical examples: The community empowerment network in Central Asia

Joitske Hulsebosch

The Network works for Azerbaijan, Kyrgyz, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan. Erik Caldwell Johnson wrote a Capacity Development Brief on the Community Empowerment Network, a community of practice for local capacity in Central Asia.

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wishlist / four lions

Engineers without Fears

But they mostly pick on Ibrahim who wears glasses & comes from Tajikistan. Today I heard about Four Lions by Chris Morris. Which means I'd better bring out Wishlist - which was written sometime in 2007 (and performed rather poorly one Saturday morning on FBi). Wishlist Maybe I did join Al Qaeda for the chicks. It's so hard to meet a nice girl these days and it's not because I spend my spare time in brothels, mother.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. April 4, 2008 Friday Flashback: He Cant Hear You Anymore J ust before Christmas 2004 Iwrote an article about homelessness and substance addiction. Not as anational and global disgrace, which it is, but as a metaphor for whatcivilization has done to us.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. April 4, 2008 Friday Flashback: He Cant Hear You Anymore J ust before Christmas 2004 Iwrote an article about homelessness and substance addiction. Not as anational and global disgrace, which it is, but as a metaphor for whatcivilization has done to us.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. March 7, 2008 Friday Flashback: Socially and Environmentally Sustainable Economics A lot of people are intimidated by the vocabulary and complexity ofeconomics, so when many of the dangerous myths of traditional economicsare espoused (e.g.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. I still think its one of the best articles Ivewritten.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 29, 2008 Friday Flashback: Nobody But Yourself J ust about a year ago I wrote an article called Nobody But Yourself about human nature and the benefits and costs of the social contract wemake with others. I still think its one of the best articles Ivewritten.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 16, 2008 Saturday Links of the Week -- February 16, 2008 photo: Allonby Sunset by UK photographer Tristan Campbell at Absolutely Nothing Love Conversation Community: Cassanda relates a lovely conversation with a woman who works with the dying.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 18, 2008 Friday Flashback -- Ten Steps to Great Conversations -- and a Weeks Hiatus T his weeks Friday Flashback is from September 2006: Ten ways to make your conversations more effective, enjoyable, and valuable for all.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 11, 2008 Friday Flashback -- Against Love T his weeks Friday Flashback is my article from March 2005, entitled Against Love: Love Politics Revisited.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. January 4, 2008 Friday Flashback -- Ten Things to Do When Youre Blue A few readers have suggested that I should repost some of my more popularand durable articles from time to time, since blog articles tend to getlost in the archives.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. December 5, 2007 Vignette #7: Hexagon T hisis a story of six lovers in a polyamorous circle. Not work-friendly.Its fiction, just to give you an idea of how a love-positive communitymight work: Read the story. Image: A yurt in Big Sur California.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. December 1, 2007 Saturday Links of the Week -- December 1, 2007 All About Polyamory: The website of Anita Wagner, with a ton of very useful and wise information about how to make polyamorous relationships, circles and communities work.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. November 24, 2007 Saturday Links for the Week -- November 24, 2007 Dry Season, by the astounding and talented artist Mary Mattingly (check out her 7-firm oligopoly posts) Mostlyabout love, conversation and community this week.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. November 22, 2007 A Gift of Knowledge, Art and Appreciation © 2007 Melisa Christensen M y friend Melisa, an extraordinary artist and blogger based in NYC, has decided to forgo the usual Christmas gifts in favourof gifting knowledge. She is sending people copies of her favouritedocumentary films.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. October 30, 2007 Vignette #6: A Little Romance I have been asked to take this storydown. It breaks my heart to do so, because its a lovely andextraordinary little story, written in real time by two real people ina world that is in some ways more real than anything that could happenin real life.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. August 5, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- August 5, 2007 Aerial view of the same area in which yesterdays photo was taken; River Thames is in the upper right.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. August 5, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- August 5, 2007 Aerial view of the same area in which yesterdays photo was taken; River Thames is in the upper right.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 29, 2007 Sunday Open Thread - July 29, 2007 Lightning Branches, by Andrew Campbell (a depiction of Now Time) What Im thinking about, and planning on writing (and podcasting) about soon: Ivenearly completed the manuscript for my book on NaturalEnterprise, which is due at the publisher in two weeks.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 15, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- July 15, 2007 Long-term exposure photo by the Hubble telescope of a tiny fragment of the sky, showing about 1500 galaxies.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. May 5, 2008 If Not Intentional Community, Then What?

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. July 8, 2007 Sunday Open Thread -- July 8, 2007 Our stress responses What Im thinking about, and planning on writing (and podcasting) about soon: Leadership: Idont have a very high opinion of self-professed leaders and so-calledleadership programs.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.

How to Save the World

How to Save the World

Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 26, 2007 Can You Run Out of Things to Say When You Never Say Anything At All? My newest short story is an exercise writing in anunfamiliar (female) voice, and using fictionas a medium to expose provocative ideas. Let me know if you think it succeeds ateither, or both.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 17, 2007 Sunday Open Thread - June 17, 2006 Imintrigued at the idea of self-portraits as a means of learning to loveand understand yourself better, and perhaps as a means toLet-Self-Change. UK photographer Victoria Sims , whose self-portrait is above, is a master at this.

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Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works.