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Sustainable cities & communities Archives • Page 2 of 3 • Incitement Blog

Tag: Sustainable cities & communities

How Many Marshmallows Can Amber Chia Take For Charity?

Malaysian Supermodel Amber Chia stepped up her game for a good cause How often do you see supermodels stuff themselves with marshmallows? For the sake of the #givelight campaign, the most well-known supermodel in Malaysia, Amber Chia, decided to go absolutely nuts on marshmallows with her rendition of the classic…

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Social Progress Malaysia Award for Incitement Malaysia

  “Yesterday was history, tomorrow is a mystery but today is an opportunity. That’s why today is also called Present” And another award makes the team stronger! Congratulations Incitement Malaysia for another outstanding award. Social Progress Malaysia Award has been awarded to The Incitement team for the outstanding effort on…

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I don’t want to live this kind of life! But…

Like most Malaysians, I came from a middle class family. I have all the basic necessities in life. A roof above my head, a comfortable bed, access to water and electricity. Went to a good school. Earned my Bachelor’s Degree in Sociology. Live a comfortable life. Nothing luxurious but enough….

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Quality of Life is Getting Better, But People are Feeling Worse?

  “Anything the mind can imagine, the hands can build” Space traveling, Hyperloop, electric cars, multi-million dollar skyscrapers. The world is evolving fast. Technology is causing exponential progress. And all these vast changes over the past decades make today’s world into one the most equipped societies ever existed. Yet, even…

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The Biggest Lessons of 2016 from some of the Biggest Minds in Social Entrepreneurship

  “We have a visceral reaction to the idea of people making a lot of money helping others. Interestingly, we don’t have a visceral reaction to the idea that people should make a lot of money not helping other people” ~ Dan Pallotta 2016 has been a challenging year. Not…

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Do you really need to volunteer? Are you selfish when you don’t?

If it’s up to us (or some of us at the very least), we want to do whatever we can or whatever it takes to help whomever is in dire need of help. But let’s be realistic here. If you’re not making this your full-time job, it’s impossible for you…

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Why international NGOs lean towards corruption?

“If you’re in the business of helping people, do it right. Do whatever it takes to make it right.” This is one out of many comments that I saw when the Red Cross post went viral across social media. If you missed the news, let me tell you exactly what…

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The very 1st Incitement Ghana

1st Incitement in Ghana is a wrap!   It’s crazy, but Incitement is pinning the map again! And this time around we’re travelling to Tamale, Ghana. The kickstart of Incitement Ghana is beyond expectations. With limited resources, the founder of Incitement Ghana, Danaa Hafiz, managed to tie everything together to…

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3 Things Governments, Companies, NGO’s, and Volunteers Can Do To Solve Society’s Challenges

Now, I don’t know about you, but I for one am getting pretty fed up with this nonsensical idea that we can rely on organizations such as the UN, large international NGO’s, and governments to solve some of the most pressing issues society has ever faced. Have a look at…

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12 Predictions for 2016 From the Brightest Minds in Social Entrepreneurship

“You want to make 50 million dollars selling violent video games to kids, go for it. We’ll put you on the cover of Wired magazine. But you want to make half a million dollars trying to cure kids of malaria, and you’re considered a parasite yourself.” This quote by Dan…

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