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What is Compassionate Capitalism?

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Harkiss Designs is a social enterprise, a new breed of business with a mission. Don’t confuse a social enterprise with a social networking business. While we do connect with you via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, our ultimate goals are more far reaching. As a social enterprise, Harkiss Designs seeks to use capitalism compassionately as a tool […]

Lend a Hand Uganda part II – Sponsoring Household Sustainability

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Lend a Hand Uganda (LAHU) supports programs that improve the lives of orphans and vulnerable children, their homes and communities. Key projects include vegetable gardens that add important nutrition to the children’s daily diets. Those who benefit from the gardens contribute to planting, maintenance and harvesting. LAHU volunteers from around the globe assist residents in establishing and […]

Lend a Hand Uganda Reaches Out to Vulnerable Children

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In Uganda, an estimated 15 per cent of children younger than 18 years old are orphaned. Many have become parents to their siblings, often with limited assistance from their kin. Given the large number of orphaned children, an “orphanage industry” has emerged. Even though the Government’s Orphans and Vulnerable Children (OVC) policy outlines regulations for […]