Perspectives on 100&Change

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Delivering for Those Hardest to Reach

Mark Schnellbaecher shares how the International Rescue Committee and Sesame Workshop have grappled with the challenge of developing content that works as well in refugee camps as it does in cities. Read More
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What I Learned from Jeff Bezos: aka–How to Bring Millions of Books to Billions of People

Brewster Kahle says it will take social venture capital, scalable technology, and a commitment from library leaders and social impact entrepreneurs to help Internet Archive build libraries for the digital generation. Read More
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Finding Common Ground with Orphanage Supporters

Maestral International President Philip Goldman shares some of the challenges his organization and partners Catholic Relief Services and Lumos, have had convincing well-meaning donors that their resources are better spent supporting families rather than orphanages. Read More
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Helping Doctors Take Back Medicine

Dr. Shantanu Nundy shares how the Human Diagnosis Project makes specialty care accessible to patients by fostering community among doctors, while helping them master their craft and provide meaning to their work. Read More
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The Carter Center Takes Aim at a Big Fish

Dr. Frank O. Richards Jr. explains how Nigeria’s large at-risk population requires The Carter Center to drastically scale the method it has used to eliminate river blindness in other countries. Read More
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To Be Human is to Collaborate

University of Malawi Dean of Engineering Theresa Mkandawire, Ph.D., reflects on the constructive criticism the NEST360° team has received from government and university officials and how the team has used it to improve their proposal. Read More
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Challenge: War

Dr. Geoffrey Tabin shares Himalayan Cataract Project’s experience delivering eye care in South Sudan and how that challenge taught the team to select countries of focus in places where it can create lasting success. Read More
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What Makes a Philanthropist?

Charity Navigator rates nonprofits and saw an opportunity to help worthy projects and donors when it noticed an overlap between its highly-rated organizations and Top 200 100&Change submissions. Read More
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Taking the Moonshots for Climate Justice and Early Childhood Education

University of Massachusetts, Boston professors Anne Douglass and Paul Kirshen share how applying for 100&Change pushed them to develop, deepen, refine, and create their proposals collectively, with community partners. Read More
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A Street for All: Connecting with the Community

Sesame Workshop’s Nada Elattar and International Rescue Committee’s Katie Maeve Murphy say it takes a village to raise a child and many more to save a generation of displaced children. Read More