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Business solution to improve the health of women workers in Bangladesh.

Business solution to improve the health of women workers in Bangladesh. | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it

Your contribution will improve the menstrual practices and well being of garment workers in Bangladesh.

95% currently use dirty rags and rejected fabric strips. 90% of workers wash rags without soap and reuse without proper drying.33% of girls hide their rags in dirty places50% have been identified to have infections

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Surrey police commissioner gives £100,000 to community safety projects

Surrey police commissioner gives £100,000 to community safety projects | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Surrey’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has given nearly £100,000 to various community projects from a new fund aiming to enhance the county's safety.
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Charities can hope to win probation services prime provider contracts, says Grayling | Third Sector

Charities can hope to win probation services prime provider contracts, says Grayling | Third Sector | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Read 'Charities can hope to win probation services prime provider contracts, says Grayling' and the latest charity & voluntary sector news & best practice on Third Sector (#Charity #Jobs #News Charities can hope to win probation services prime...
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Charities & VAT - 3 tribunal cases | Access Group

Charities & VAT - 3 tribunal cases | Access Group | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
With cost reduction and management reporting forming a critical facet of all charitable organisations, it is important to be aware of when the zero rate reliefs might apply and that the correct VAT liability is applied to any goods or services...
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We want our share of the £528million Olympic surplus now, say charities - Telegraph

We want our share of the £528million Olympic surplus now, say charities - Telegraph | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Charities have accused ministers of pocketing hundreds of millions of pounds which was “raided” from the National Lottery to pay for last year's Olympic Games.
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It's Official: Gay Marriage To Become Legal In England

It's Official: Gay Marriage To Become Legal In England | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
LONDON, July 16 (Reuters) - Gay marriage is to become legal in England and Wales after the lower house of the British parliament approved the final changes on Tuesday to a law that had Prime Minister David Cameron's backing but split his ruling ...
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80+ places to raise money | Saul K. - VCs

80+ places to raise money | Saul K. - VCs | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it

80+ VCs – foursquare list 

 

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The Center For Institutional Finance is ready to bring your business venture forward.  Here are some ideas on raising the VC to get started.

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Google launches programme that aims to support non-profit organisations

Google launches programme that aims to support non-profit organisations | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
New Google for Nonprofits programme gives charities access to online collaboration tools, free advertising and advice (#Google launches 'Google Non Profits' in the UK: http://t.co/u0WQkofFjf Gives...
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Independent garage drives truants to success

Independent garage drives truants to success | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
The training project OnTrak Community Initiative is reducing truancy levels and getting disaffected youngsters back on track (Independent garage drives truants to success http://t.co/wUOI4yEUy3 #socent)...
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Social enterprise given £100,000 to tackle issue of city’s empty homes

Social enterprise given £100,000 to tackle issue of city’s empty homes | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
A cash injection of £100,000 could bring some of the city’s empty properties back into use.
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Leading UK Foodbank Notes 200 Percent Increase - ABC News

Leading UK Foodbank Notes 200 Percent Increase - ABC News | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
The Independent Leading UK Foodbank Notes 200 Percent Increase ABC News The release of the figures comes just days after welfare minister Lord David Freud sparked a heated exchange in the UK Parliament when he suggested that there was no evidence...
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Councillor resigns after comparing disabled children to deformed lambs | UK | News | Daily Express

Councillor resigns after comparing disabled children to deformed lambs | UK | News | Daily Express | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
A COUNCILLOR has resigned after arguing killing severely disabled children would free up more public money for beaches and toilets.
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This ex councillor has once again been removed from his post after being re elected earlier this year for the same derogatory comments, which upset so many people in the UK. 

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NHS commissioning groups already restricting access to care, survey reveals

NHS commissioning groups already restricting access to care, survey reveals | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Hernias, cataracts and infertility among conditions facing tighter criteria for treatment, according to research by the BMJ
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With the NHS being stretched to it's limit, this unfortunately seems to be inevitable. By 2020 it has been reported that the NHS may have a 20 Billion pound deficit between funding and running costs.

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Non Developer Scrum Teams: How Scrum Can Improve Your Operations

How Scrum Can Improve YourOperations and Support Teams Presented by Matthew Salerno Operations Manager and Scrum Master at Cyrus Innovation
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"Scrum can help teams turn non-project workloads into manageable, project-like workloads." I'd suggest slightly changint the wording for other departments like replace 'story' with task or actions. 

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Social Enterprise: the solution to youth unemployment? | Counter Culture

Social Enterprise: the solution to youth unemployment? | Counter Culture | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
It’s a tough time to be looking for your first job.

With one in three graduates taking non-graduate jobs, fewer jobs remain for the driven and educated school leaver.
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Are charities wasting money as badly as the public sector?

Are charities wasting money as badly as the public sector? | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Comment: Charities could and should be streamlined, says Richard Dyson. (Are charities wasting money as badly as the public sector? - Yahoo!
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Lancashire child poverty as bad as Victorian times

Lancashire child poverty as bad as Victorian times | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Child poverty in parts of Lancashire is as bad now as it was in Victorian times, a councillor claimed today.
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Trust in charities up for third year running

Trust in charities up for third year running | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Charities still fourth most trusted UK insitutionScouts and Guides now second behind Armed Forces“Charities need to capitalise on their high levels of trust.
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Social enterprise that employs ex-offenders plans to raise £3m with bond

Social enterprise that employs ex-offenders plans to raise £3m with bond | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Paul Harrod, who created a community interest company in Bristol, plans to set another one up in the midlands to buy and renovate properties (RT @ThirdSector: Social enterprise that employs ex-offenders plans to raise £3m with bond
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5 mistakes charities make when measuring digital

5 mistakes charities make when measuring digital | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
In the run up to my charity metrics meet up at Google Campus on 25 July, I asked participants to fill in a survey about how they measure their online effectiveness. This includes their social media...
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Global Giveback UK | Charity Learning Consortium

Global Giveback UK | Charity Learning Consortium | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
RT @charitylearning: #Charities looking for FREE resources? http://t.co/RARwWIPrIF #GlobalGivebackUK #eLearning
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Charities missing potential of social images and video | PR & public relations news | PRWeek

Charities missing potential of social images and video | PR & public relations news | PRWeek | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Read Charities missing potential of social images and video on PRWeek, first for PR & public relations news
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How to reduce social isolation in an age of declining social care budgets - The Guardian

How to reduce social isolation in an age of declining social care budgets - The Guardian | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
The Guardian How to reduce social isolation in an age of declining social care budgets The Guardian While the causes of social isolation are multiple, if we are to stem the accelerating burden on social care and NHS, more needs to be done earlier...

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Boycott Workfare » Blog Archive » Take action on the charities creating hunger and homelessness

Boycott Workfare » Blog Archive » Take action on the charities creating hunger and homelessness | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Take action on the charities creating hunger and homelessness http://t.co/R8zVWC7034 via @boycottworkfare
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Benefit cuts sends number of food bank users soaring

Benefit cuts sends number of food bank users soaring | Social Causes & Charities curated by CrowdPatch | Scoop.it
Soaring numbers of people have sought emergency help from food banks since a series of benefit cuts came into effect three months ago, it was revealed last night.
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The Department for Work and Pensions said the rise was "down to more food banks opening up".....

 

Or maybe because people actually need this emergency help?

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