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The Daily Jeffersonian
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted 15 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads -- made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent -- sell for half the price of... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
For many African girls menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 19 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads -- made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent -- sell for half the price of... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 19 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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The New Canaan News
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
The New Canaan News / Posted 19 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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Darien News-Review
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
Darien News-Review / Posted 20 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 20 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 20 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
For many African girls, menstruation means humiliationpad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan acade
Stamford Advocate / Posted 20 hours ago
pad given out at the school is known as Makapad, the product of a Ugandan academic who created it with the backing of the Rockefeller Foundation. The pads — made from waste paper and with papyrus as the absorbent — sell for half the price of... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Sun King and The American Friendvictory -- was actually invented, out of thin air, only last year, at the Monta
Op-Ed News / Posted 2 days ago
victory -- was actually invented, out of thin air, only last year, at the Montaigne Institute. Links abound with the Rockefeller Foundation, the Aspen Institute, the National Endowment for Democracy, and the inevitable neocons and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AirBnB Tests New Ways to Unlock Doors During Disasterslonger-term stresses is crucial, said Michael Berkowitz, president of the 100 R
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
longer-term stresses is crucial, said Michael Berkowitz, president of the 100 Resilient Cities initiative, backed by The Rockefeller Foundation. "In every disaster, the private sector is massively and inextricably involved," said Berkowitz. "The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
David Raineyformer state legislator and Dumas School District superintendent is chairman of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
former state legislator and Dumas School District superintendent is chairman of the board of the Little Rock-based Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation and of the Dumas-based Delta Technology Education Center. He also serves on the boards of the... Read more
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Boston Globe
Marty Walsh unveils ‘Resilient Boston’ report on systematic racismculmination of nearly two years of work by the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and
Boston Globe / Posted 7 days ago
culmination of nearly two years of work by the Mayor’s Office of Resilience and Racial Equity and 100 Resilient Cities, a Rockefeller Foundation initiative with partner cities across the globe. Boston joined the 100RC network — which includes New... Read more
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NBC News
Decades after Cambodian Genocide, nonprofit works to revitalize traditional musicthe University of California, San Diego, where he teaches. He has also been hon
NBC News / Posted 8 days ago
the University of California, San Diego, where he teaches. He has also been honored by the Kennedy Center, Asia Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Ford Foundation, Guggenheim Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. “We really, really... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause chaoschange, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admit
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 11 days ago
change, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admitted to a 100 Resilient Cities program by the Rockefeller Foundation to fund a chief resilience officer for African cities. "Africa is one of the front lines in terms of... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause chaoschange, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admit
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 11 days ago
change, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admitted to a 100 Resilient Cities program by the Rockefeller Foundation to fund a chief resilience officer for African cities. "Africa is one of the front lines in terms of... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause chaoschange, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admit
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 11 days ago
change, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admitted to a 100 Resilient Cities program by the Rockefeller Foundation to fund a chief resilience officer for African cities. "Africa is one of the front lines in terms of... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause chaoschange, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admit
KECI Missoula / Posted 11 days ago
change, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admitted to a 100 Resilient Cities program by the Rockefeller Foundation to fund a chief resilience officer for African cities. "Africa is one of the front lines in terms of... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Lagos floods: Heavy rain, storms cause chaoschange, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admit
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 11 days ago
change, said at the time in a Reuters news report. The city was recently admitted to a 100 Resilient Cities program by the Rockefeller Foundation to fund a chief resilience officer for African cities. "Africa is one of the front lines in terms of... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
CRDC granted $35,000 to help familiesa Region 8 organization and a national foundation will allow for more people to
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 14 days ago
a Region 8 organization and a national foundation will allow for more people to receive adequate care. The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation granted the Crowley’s Ridge Development Council $35,000 to create a 2Gen Care Coordination Model. A... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Africa Green Revolution Forum 2017 to Highlight Place of Agriculture in Diversification of African Economies(FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), The MasterCard F
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
(FAO), International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), The MasterCard Foundation, NEPAD, OCP Africa Group, The Rockefeller Foundation, The Southern African Confederation of Agricultural Unions (SACAU), Syngenta, and YARA... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Disaster Recovery Loans Help Kenyans Beat Weather Shocksediting by Megan Rowling The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resili
AllAfrica.com / Posted 15 days ago
editing by Megan Rowling The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Found... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adesina - I Will Not Rest Until Africa Breaks Out of Hungerthe global level, Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, Bill and Melinda Gat
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
the global level, Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General, Bill and Melinda Gates, my former bosses and colleagues at the Rockefeller Foundation and the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) played major roles in my career. My thanks... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Rockefeller, don't go to the state Capitol or the Governor's Mansion. Don't go to the Lit
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
, don't go to the state Capitol or the Governor's Mansion. Don't go to the Little Rock offices of the Winthrop Foundation or Winrock International. Friends and aides referred to this giant of a man simply as WR. And to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Noah's Ark - Animal Protection in Disasters a Lifeline for Rural Familiesediting by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resil
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
editing by Megan Rowling. The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Founda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Technology Can Accelerate Universal Healthcare in Africa - WHOThomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partners... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Nigeria's Akinwunmi Adesina Won 2017 World Food Prizeand to make cassava become a major cash crop. He pointed out that in 2006, as
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
and to make cassava become a major cash crop. He pointed out that in 2006, as Associate Director for Food Security at the Rockefeller Foundation, Mr. Adesina played a critical leadership role in organising the Africa Fertilizer Summit in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
AfDB President, Adesina, Wins Prestigious World Food PrizeQuinn, added that in making public Adesina's name, the foundation took cognisan
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Quinn, added that in making public Adesina's name, the foundation took cognisance of the AFDB president's role with the Rockefeller Foundation, which organised the 2006 Africa Fertiliser Summit; led a major expansion of commercial bank lending... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adesina Wins World Food Prize LaureateFood Prize Foundation, in making public President Adesina's name." "Drawn to a
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Food Prize Foundation, in making public President Adesina's name." "Drawn to action, Dr. Adesina: in his role with the Rockefeller Foundation organized the 2006 Africa Fertilizer Summit; led a major expansion of commercial bank lending to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President of African Development Bank Wins 2017 World Food PrizeWorld Food Prize Foundation, in making public President Adesina’s name. Drawn
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
World Food Prize Foundation, in making public President Adesina’s name. Drawn to action, Dr. Adesina: in his role with the Rockefeller Foundation organized the 2006 Africa Fertilizer Summit; led a major expansion of commercial bank lending to... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Waikato project to help people adapting to climate changeat the University of California, Santa Barbara. This leads on from an internati
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 25 days ago
at the University of California, Santa Barbara. This leads on from an international symposium on ‘Climate Futures: Re-imagining Global Climate Justice they organised in Italy in 2015, with funding from the Rockefeller Foundation. © S... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Lin Manuel Miranda’s dad discusses ‘Hamilton’ education program, shows baby pictures of his sonbeen running since 2016. The program was started by Hamilton producer Jeffrey
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 28 days ago
been running since 2016. The program was started by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller, along with Lin Manuel Miranda, the Rockefeller Foundation, NYC Department of Education, and the Gilder Lehrman Institute, with the goal of helping high school... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
7 Actresses Who’ve Demanded Equal Pay, From Emma Stone to Viola Davisit’s a patriarchal society,” Rodriguez said. “I was like, ‘I want to be paid t
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 30 days ago
it’s a patriarchal society,” Rodriguez said. “I was like, ‘I want to be paid the same as Kevin,'” Wright told media at the Rockefeller Foundation. “There are very few films or TV shows where the male, the patriarch, and the matriarch are equal. And... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
For Women in Dry North, Water is PowerThomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partners... Read more
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ITBusiness.ca
City of Toronto hires its first Chief Resilience Officertwo-year position will be fully funded by the 100 Resilient Cities project, whi
ITBusiness.ca / Posted 1 months ago
two-year position will be fully funded by the 100 Resilient Cities project, which was founded in 2013 by the Rockefeller Foundation and aims to help cities across the globe become more resilient in the face of modern social and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Aid Groups Seek to Turn On Funding Tap to Douse Drought Crisesediting by Ros Russell The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilien
AllAfrica.com / Posted 1 months ago
editing by Ros Russell The Thomson Reuters Foundation is reporting on resilience as part of its work on zilient.org, an online platform building a global network of people interested in resilience, in partnership with the Rockefeller Fou... Read more

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