Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Unique and Creative Thai Social Enterprise: Cabbages and Condoms

Population control and HIV/AIDS prevention are both critical issues in Thailand.  The Population and Community Development Association (PDA) started a restaurant in Bangkok to help raise needed funds and also to increase awareness of the importance of contraceptives.  The restaurant … Continue reading

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Cambodia, out of a bloody regime, the people work to rebuild.

While traveling through Cambodia, much poverty was evident.  The most I have seen since I spent a day in a Mumbai slum.  The country is still recovering from the repressive, destructive and bloody Khmer Rouge regime.  The brutality was portrayed … Continue reading

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University Students in Ho Chi Minh City Actively Volunteer

Students at both the City University of Social Science and Humanities and the University of Economics and Finance are actively volunteering according to the Vietnam News Service.  Many of the activities the students perform are similar to those in other … Continue reading

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