Archive | Non Profit Development

8 rules to create a successful volunteer experience

It’s not always easy connecting non-profit work to the community it’s designed to help.

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Passports with Purpose

World Water Day 2013: What do we want for our planet?

We believe that all humans have a right to clean water. We believe education and collaboration are two of the best ways to spread the word so that each person has a chance to help, to purify, to be more conscious of water issues.

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Three Technologies To Reduce Water Consumption and Stress on the Environment

The National Academy of Engineers predicts that by the year 2025 almost 45% of the world’s population will live in water stress zones. What can we do to prevent this?

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One of the younger Wichi women in the community

5 Inspiring call-to-action TED talks by women for women

Sometimes, it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. Sometimes, it feels like the little things we do every day simply are not enough. These talks show that while the road to change isn’t always clear, small actions often lead to more than you or I could imagine.

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Best Selling Photography on the Cloudhead ART shop

Have you seen the Cloudhead Artshop? Beautiful images taken by indigenous Wichi children from NW Argentina. These are some of our best sellers. All profits go directly to build gardens and dig wells to support the photographers and their community. This photo was the poster for Cloudhead’s Siguendo Los Pasos de los Wichi exhibition at the […]

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Wichi Gardeners Bring Green Food to a Dry Land

The first harvest is a beautiful thing. When you’ve laid the ground, planted and pulled weeds, and green pokes from the ground. Little yellow flowers sprout from the shoots, and finally, finally, corn grows. These are the gardeners from the Hickmann Wichi community and the gardens they’ve worked hard to cultivate.

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How reusing and recycling supports a community

In 2012, Cloudhead partnered with the Franklin Institute of English in Salta to create art, foster cultural awareness and raise donations for the Wichi communities of Hickmann. This is what happened to those donations.

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Cloudhead by the numbers in 2012

2012 was a year of massive growth for us. We incorporated in January and hit the ground running.we would put out roots and let things grow as they will. 2 grants won. 4 exhibitions Those exhibitions saw an audience of approximately 500 people. 4 schools served. Almost 2000 students.   5000+ photos taken by children […]

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Regenerating Your Business: Chatting with Matthew Lynch

Last year, I watched a TEDx Honolulu talk by a man named Matthew Lynch. That’s where I learned how business can be regenerative. It can build community instead of taking resources, and to top that off, he had just published a free e-book titled Regenerative Business 1.o so you, too, can design your businesses to […]

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What Happens with the Money When You Buy from Cloudhead?

Wichi/H20 is well under way. We have the cameras you’ve donated. Enough people have bought photos so that the project has begun to pay for itself. Now, all money from this project goes directly into developing a garden. Then we ran into a complication. As we talk to more people involved with non-profits as well […]

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