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  • Do You Have a Startup That Could Change the World? – Submitted by Sebastian VidelaIn Venezuela young innovators are creating an electronic application to monitor the weight and height of children with automatic connection to doctors and parents, to prevent obesity and help the proper development of children. In Chile, entrepreneurs are developing a technology to prevent infections in public hospitals by creating beds made out of antimicrobial copper.  […]
  • Searching for Water in the Middle of the Atlantic – Submitted by Jesse Bluestein  During my first week in Cabo Verde, while sampling cachupa, a slow cooked stew of beans and sausage, at a restaurant in downtown Praia, I watched the lunch hour newscast. The opening story featured a group of women clutching empty water receptacles outside of their neighborhood water fountain. The women lived in a low-income […]
  • When Knowledge Isn’t Enough – Submitted by Peach Indravudh  My favorite part of the day in Ghana is the shared taxi ride home at the end of the day. Contentment in this case is not derived from the excitement of my imminent post-work nap or any sort of particular comfort from being one of eight people in a taxi designed for five. For […]