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100&Change: Legal Lessons Learned

MacArthur General Counsel Joshua J. Mintz shares a host of fascinating legal issues that made 100&Change extraordinarily interesting as he sought to address how to protect the Foundation and make sure the process was fair ...
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From the Field: Site Visits with Semi-Finalists

Program Officers Kristen Molyneaux and Angela Schlater gained insights about 100&Change semi-finalists strengths, capacities, and partnerships by conducting site visits to organizations working outside of U.S. borders.
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Continuing to Learn: Project Changes Since the Original Proposal

Bev Postma reflects on the tough choices HarvestPlus faced and the factors the team took into account when deciding where and how it can achieve the greatest impact.
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Unlocking a Sustainable Model to Impact More Patients

Dr. Shantanu Nundy, Director of the Human Diagnosis Project, reflects on the team’s development of a sustainable financing model for its national electronic consult system to provide more accurate and affordable care for the underserved.
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Tackling the Mountain of Blindness - We Do More Together

The Himalayan Cataract Project (HCP) learned the importance of providing comprehensive screenings at outreach events, based on community feedback and ongoing evaluation, according to HCP Co-Founder Dr. Geoffrey Tabin.
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"We Are Not Furniture, We Are Not Merchandise"

Lumos Chief Executive Georgette Mulheir shares how recommendations from children and young people from Moldova, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria, and Haiti—many of whom grew up in orphanages—made Catholic Relief Services’ proposal stronger.
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Lessons Learned from Community Engagement

Feedback from experts, government ministries, parents, and teachers, has helped Sesame and the International Rescue Committee (IRC) refine their programming, according to Nada Elattar of Sesame Workshop and Katie Maeve Murphy of IRC.
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Working Together to Grow Small Ideas

Outside guidance from passionate, expert minds and local communities of interest are the key to sustaining NEST360° and improving newborn survival in Africa, says Rebecca Richards-Kortum, Director of Rice 360° Institute for Global Health.
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Community’s Trust and Commitment Ensure Success

The Carter Center’s River Blindness Program is built on a model that places power in the hands of the people who will benefit, says VP of Health Programs, Dr. Dean G. Sienko.
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Reflecting on Access: Lessons Learned During 100&Change

Working on Open Libraries made Internet Archive’s Director of Engineering and Service Availability, John Gonzalez, question the true meaning of access and renewed his passion to unlock the full experience of books for everyone.