Written by Jan Jaben-Eilon Thursday, February 10 2011
“Chicago Islamic Microfinance Project is not an investment fund; it is a not-for-profit organization. Our funding would come from charitable donations. Faith organizations ... know and are willing to help citizens who could benefit from microfinance services.”
Worldwide, women spend hours every day, collecting water, a necessary chore that keeps them from other useful and important activities. That is but one of the numerous global issues concerning water. Nearly 5,000 people die every day, the result of water-borne illnesses. In an audio interview, Jeff Fulgham of GE Power and Water discusses the enormous challenges presented by water.
Written by Melinda Ennis Roughton Tuesday, January 18 2011
Seven women sit on a bare stage ready to tell seven stories. The stories are not their own. But the stories are true. They reveal the experiences of seven women who found the power of their own voices to be a potent weapon against injustice, corruption, and the violation of human rights.
Written by Wang Fangqing Thursday, October 07 2010
The Chinese market – with China surpassing Japan as the world's second largest economic power in August – has become an important Asian market for big foreign companies. Cosmetics makers are showing tremendous interest in the market by signing Chinese models to advertise their products.
Written by Mary Welch Thursday, August 05 2010
Olivia (Yin) Wu is CEO of Chinamex Investment Withholding USA, a platform for the forging of strategic partnerships and business opportunities between China and the United States.