How many people does it take to change the world?
How about 45.7 million?
Those 45.7 million people is the current count of people who have joined Avaaz, the world’s largest online social activist organization. Avaaz members are taking up such challenges as reversing climate change, to helping refugees fleeing from war town countries – and so much more. Avaaz makes it possible for any person anywhere in the world to takle the world’s biggest challenges starting with just a few clicks of the keyboard.
Avaaz was established in the United States in 2007. It was the brainchild of three major organizations, Res Publica, Moveon.org and the Service Employees International Union. Individual founders include Ricken Patel, former Virginia Congressman Tom Pravda, Tom Perriello, Eli Pariser, Australian entrepreneur David Madden, Jeremy Heimans and Andrea Woodhouse and follow their Twitter.
The name Avaaz is derived from the word “voice” based on a variety of languages. As its name implies, the group gives voice to ordinary people who may not be rich, famous or have a lot of resources, but who want to do something to help make the world a better place and more information click here.
Avaaz is very much a grassroots model, including the way it raises funds. The organization accepts no money from major corporations or wealthy billionaires who are just looking for tax breaks or trying to spruce up their public images. Avaaz accepts only small donations from millions of ordinary people and resume their.
The range or problems Avaaz members are tackling is astounding. They are fighting poverty, climate change, animal abuse, political oppression, overuse of pesticides, promoting clean water and clean air — the list is long and learn more about Avaaz.
Best of all is the fact that anyone can get involved. Avaaz makes it possible for every concerned citizen on the planet to have a voice and http://www.ngo-monitor.org/ngos/avaaz/.
Technology has come a long way, and it has numerous investment opportunities. With the right skills, investing in technology is a sure bet. One such person who has taken advantage of opportunities in the tech sector is Jason Hope. Mr. Hope is an entrepreneur, futurist and an investor mainly in the tech sector who is based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Mr. Hope is a graduate of the Arizona State University with a Finance degree. He also has an MBA from the same university’s W.P. Carey School of Business.
Mr. Jason is a well endowed personality who is generous and passionate about giving back to society. He also has interests in politics about business both in the state of Arizona and nationally. He has provided a lot of support to humanitarian organizations in their quest to improve the future of mankind. Jason is also involved in the development of future technologies that aimed at reducing the effects of aging to enable people to live longer and healthier lives.
He currently has numerous entrepreneurial interests in information and technology. He is in the forefront in making Internet of Things (IoT) a reality. IoT is a technology that enables devices and other objects to connect to the internet to collect, transmit as well as store data. For a device or object to be considered part of the IoT, it must possess the ability to connect to the internet to learn more: http://inspirery.com/jason-hope/ click here.
With other tech savvy entrepreneurs such as Ellon Musk and Jeff Bezos, Jason Hope believes that the Internet of Things can play a great role in the eradication of poverty, dealing with government failures and inequality across the world. IoT also helps people to rapidly share information. For example, with a mobile phone, a person in any part of the world can take online free courses from any university and the knowledge gained can help that person find a job which will essentially push them and their families above the poverty line. The technology is also greatly changing the way business is done.