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Calling all helping hands
After an earthquake hit the city of Van in southeast Turkey, a lot of initiatives were put into place to help rebuild the devastated area. The mobile phone company Turkcell decided to contribute and support projects in the educational sector. They launched a campaign on social responsibility hoping to garner the support of people across the country to help.
Why it matters
When a natural disaster hits, there’s usually a strong sense of unity in society. While we often see people engaging and helping one another, should brands have a more important role to play to heighten social awareness?
17. May 2012
Bidlo.tv gathers amateur video clips covering political and social developments in Russia. The content is not edited or censored, giving a real look at Russia’s political issues through the eyes of its citizens rather than its professional news channels.
The world’s first solar powered portable kiosk has been installed in Ethiopia. Designed in Germany, it provides enough power for charging mobile phones, car batteries, a computer and even a solar fridge. The kiosk will also sell mobile phones, solar lanterns and refreshments, and will provide training about solar energy and sustainable businesses.