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Alertnet.org – Humanitarian News at Your Fingertips

Prior to alertnet.org there was no website dedicated to news regarding humanitarian issues. Starting in 1997 alertnet.org was conceptualized and created by the Thomson Reuters Foundation to combat this problem. After the 1994 genocide in Rwanda there was large outcry over the lack of media response, bringing to the forefront a need to monitor and bring to light these atrocities across the globe. AlertNet employs professional reporters...

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HomelessShelterDirectory.org – People You Can Help

The Homeless Shelter Directory was created to make available information about homeless shelters. In fact, this site could be seen as the largest and most accurate list of homeless shelters you can possibly find online. Based on humanitarian values, this site’s creator has decided to do something in order to help homeless shelters to get quality food for people. Mike realized the need for a website that would give you information...

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HarrietTubman.com – Abolitionist and Humanitarian

In order to speak about the abolishment of slavery in the United Sates, we can’t forget about what Harriet Tubman was to the movement. This African-American abolitionist and humanitarian risked her life for the ideals that she believed in and helped many people bound to slavery seek the freedom they rightly deserved. HarrietTubman.com is dedicated to the memory and work that this incredible woman was able to do during her life. After...

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SilasPartners.com – Helping Humanitarian Organizations

Silas Partners mission is to help humanitarian organizations with no profit motives, by using Internet and other types of cutting edge technologies. The main menu is displayed on top of the page; all the contents of the page are organized in the following categories: company, people, services, our work, resources. There’s also a search box so you can find for what are you looking for right away. You may be interested in checking this...

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Mediastores.com – Shared Profit Retailing

Mediastores is exactly what their name implies: a site where you can create your own store, selling the books, DVDs, CDs, and downloads that you choose. You can personalize the color scheme of your online store and add your company’s logo, and the best part is that you earn a 20% commission off of any purchases made from your store. This service will be up and running in 2008, but in the meantime, they’re running a Double...

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