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World first crowdfunded social impact bond launches

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 13th January 2021 -  Advocates hope to raise almost $300,000 for the program through crowdfunding  An Israeli social enterprise is utilising the power of crowdfunding to raise capital for a new social

The Benefits of Volunteering Felt More Keenly After 40

Wendy Williams, Monday, 15th August 2016 -  Volunteering when you are middle aged or elderly can boost your mental and emotional well being, according to a new UK study. However, research from the universities of Southampton

Aussie Mobile for Blind People Launched

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  Three friends from Melbourne have created what they claim is the first Australian designed mobile phone for vision impaired, blind, the elderly and disabled people. The directors…

Older Donors Online Savvy – Survey

Xavier Smerdon, Tuesday, 7th October 2014 -  A new US study shows that older donors are now just as likely to give to charities online as younger donors. Donors aged 66 and older are now just as likely to make their contributions…

Technology to Reduce Social Isolation in Older Australians

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 21st June 2012 -  The latest tablet technologies can alleviate feelings of social isolation for older people, and increase their wellbeing, according to new research. Researchers at the University…
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