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2013-09-05 23:24:39

Breakthrough technology that solves global plastic waste issue while quenching thirst of those without any access to clean water worldwide. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 http://bit.ly/1MM_IndieGoGo 1 Mighty Mogul has developed the 1st Edible Water Pouch which comes with higher quality 9.5pH Alkaline Water and is enlisting the participation of the world to contribute. Campaign will enable their first donation shipment to Congo & Darfur. Their campaign goal is to raise...

2013-08-29 23:29:55

Join us Saturday, September 14, for a "Marra-thon" to benefit Gwendelyn Marra, an 18-month old little girl with stage 3 neuroblastoma. Gift Auction, Spinning and Zumba at Gold's Gym, Howell, NJ from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Howell, NJ (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 Gwendelyn Marra of Howell is an amazing, strong and loving 18-month-old who lights up a room whenever she smiles. She was diagnosed with Neuroblastoma (most common cancer in infancy) in April 2013. Gwendelyn is presently stage 3...

2012-05-23 02:20:47

FORT COLLINS, Colo., May 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The humanitarian crisis in the Darfur region in western Sudan has received plenty of media attention in recent years thanks to the voices and dedication of some of Hollywood's elite. Since civil war broke out in Sudan almost a decade ago, over two million Darfuries have been displaced in the remote region, countless people have been killed and many more have been the victims of rape and other forms of abuse. Unbelievably, the situation in...

2012-05-07 10:23:12

ENCINO, Calif., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jewish World Watch (JWW) will host the largest anti-genocide event in America on Sunday, May 20, 2012, when thousands of people participate in the 6th Annual WALK TO END GENOCIDE. The event will raise awareness, support, hope and funds to help the survivors of genocide in Sudan and the victims of mass atrocities in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The walk is a non-denominational event that is free and open to everyone. The morning...

2012-05-01 06:22:20

BERKELEY, Calif., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Berkeley-based nonprofit Potential Energy (formerly the Darfur Stoves Project), is proud to announce it has been awarded a $1.5 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development's (USAID) Development Innovation Ventures (DIV). This grant, which will fund the distribution of clean cookstoves in Darfur and Ethiopia, comes on the heels of the organization's recent name change to Potential Energy and reflects the...

2012-04-04 09:28:08

Allegations of widespread, sustained torture and other human rights violations by the Government of Sudan and Janjaweed forces against non-Arabic-speaking civilians are corroborated in a study published in this week's PLoS Medicine. In the study medical forensic experts reviewed the medical records of patients seen at a clinic in Darfur. The authors, co-led by Alexander Tsai based at Harvard University and Mohammed Eisa based at Physicians for Human Rights, both in Cambridge, USA,...

2011-12-02 12:10:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A number of U.S. congressmen and women signed a letter addressed to President Obama in which concerns regarding Sudan were expressed. The preoccupying issues were the alleged "marginalization of the peripheries" and the security as well as the humanitarian condition in South Kordofan, Blue Nile, and Darfur. And not surprisingly, the blame and vitriol were, as usual directed towards the government of Sudan. Policy must be shaped by...

2011-11-23 08:10:00

This Thanksgiving holiday, youth members of Rocket21 (the new social network where kids explore amazing possibilities for their lives and futures) will expand their knowledge of global issues and social justice while giving thanks and engaging in philanthropy, through a partnership with i-ACT, (whose innovative technology fosters interaction between genocide victims and their supporters). San Francisco and Redondo Beach, CA (PRWEB) November 23, 2011 This Thanksgiving holiday, youth members...

2011-11-01 12:56:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- It's positioned in a territorial hot zone, and on July 9, 2011, it became the newest country in the world. The stakes are high and the future is unclear for Oxford's 2011 Place of the Year, South Sudan. Before the independent country of South Sudan was formed, the nation of Sudan had a riddled history of war, tragedy and poverty. First, there was the rebellion in Darfur, which generated greater international concern than any other...

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2010-03-28 09:05:00

Sudan is looking to exploit the Saharan sun to power its underdeveloped regions and green its deserts. The expense to use the sun's energy for regions like Darfur is great, but the country's ministry of energy and mining believes that advances in solar technology will lower the costs. "The costs are high compared to other conventional energy resources but we think that with the technology advances going on there will be a substantial decrease," the ministry's secretary general, Omar...