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Why PayPal better than Western Union?

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Transfers within the PayPal system safer than Western Union. You pay a specific vendor for a specific product. Information about your transaction is stored in the system, and you, if necessary, you can complain to support PayPal’a. Of course, if you send money to an impostor – you do not help. But if the seller is more or less honest, and do not want to be a PayPal account frozen, it is more likely to compromise.

Commission PayPal – 3 to 5% of the amount, but it is usually paid by the seller. However, the Chinese often require that the costs paid by the buyer.

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A Father & His Two Sons Create Educongo

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EduCongo is a non-profit organization committed to enriching the lives of underprivileged children by providing them with quality and functional education to help them become successful contributors to the development of their community.

EduCongo was started by two brothers and global citizens Lou and Yenga Radja. Growing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Lou and Yenga have seen first hand the overwhelming thirst and hunger for learning that lives in millions of underprivileged Congolese children.

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Maasai Market

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The Kenyan tourism industry is suffering because of the recent conflict. My friend Dustin is volunteering there for five months and noticed a unique need that has been created by this lack of tourism.

Many women help support their families by making and selling Maasai jewelry to tourists but because there are very few tourists, they have a very small market.

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Artists Use Microloans to Become Entrepreneurs

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Nest is a nonprofit organization, founded by Rebecca Kousky, that is dedicated to changing the lives of women in developing countries.

The mission of Nest is to support women artists and artisans in the developing world by helping them create sustainable entrepreneurial businesses. To do this, Nest provides microloans to be used for the purchase of the materials necessary to begin and/or maintain art or craft-based businesses.

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Orphans in a dump site

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I was in Cambodia on assignment when i came across the Steung Meanchey dump site in Phnom Penh. To say it took me back a bit would be an understatement.

Everyone knows people in developing nations scavenge for recyclable materials at garbage dumps, but to see children working there, barefoot among discarded hypodermic needles, was an eye opener. It is their means of survival.

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A remote village on the outskirts of Bangalore

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I am in Hosahalli, a remote village on the outskirts of Bangalore. Children rush to greet us. The villagers wonder why volunteers with Habitat for Humanity traveled so far to dig trenches and move dirt and rocks in pans. Each day, more people watch or help us work.

The women do a lovely groundbreaking ceremony with a small altar of incense and offerings; I am anointed with a saffron dot on my forehead. The homeowner presents each of us with a tiny banana. Such graciousness every day.

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