Topic: Scott Harrison
By building freshwater wells, rainwater catchments, or providing sand filters, charity: water finds simple solutions to help solve the world’s water crisis: Roughly 1 in 9 people around the globe lack access to clean water.
Scott Harrison, the founder of Charity: Water, takes an unconventional approach to bringing clean water to millions of people. Among his ideas: Put 100 percent of donations directly into projects – and look to entrepreneurs, not other charities, for great ideas.
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02/10/2010 02:47 pm
The US and Philippines can claim many successes since joining forces in counterterrorism after 9/11, but uprooting militancy altogether remains elusive.
01/19/2010 11:59 am
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09/08/2009 01:00 am
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12/12/2008 12:00 am
Renewed violence on the island shows the challenge of wiping out militant groups for good.
12/11/2008 12:00 am
The Supreme Court prevented the signing of a territorial accord between the state and MILF, a rebel group, Monday. Opponents had called the deal unconstitutional.
08/05/2008 01:00 am