Posts Tagged ‘Social Good’

Church tackles housing crisis by building eco social housing

Thursday, May 2nd, 2019

A church in Gisborne is tackling its local housing shortage. It is the driving force behind a plan to build module eco homes for families in need. The Ahuru Mowai Housing Project has the twofold aim of increasing ownership of energy-efficient homes and boosting employment. Ahuru Mowai plans to build seven module homes in Ida Read more

1918 influenza epidemic: Sisters of Compassion involvement recalled

Monday, November 19th, 2018

The Sisters of Compassion’ involvement during the 1918 influenza pandemic is remembered in a temporary exhibition. The exhibition is open from 11 November 2018 – 31 March 2019 at Our Lady’s Home of Compassion at Island Bay in Wellington. Eight Sisters of Compassion responded. As the disease worsened they were joined by a further eight Read more

How gaming can be used for social good

Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Nick Kristof will join the 2012 Social Good Summit to discuss how gaming can be used for social good. Kristof is a passionate advocate of social issues and new technologies, and has recently launched a social game in partnership with Games for Change that can be played on Facebook to raise Read more