Certificate in Global Poverty: Causes and Solutions

Posted: Mon, October 27, 2014 | By: Certificates

poverty.jpg Sponsored by the Brighter Brains Institute ABOUT US Brighter Brains Institute is a new “Think-and-Do” Tank in Piedmont, California, composed of writers, researchers, and activists. Our Mission is to elevate cognitive ability globally via education, health, technology, and economic development. We conduct hands-on humanitarian campaigns in Uganda, The Philippines, and… Continue Reading


Multiple Organizations Ally to Help Uganda AIDS Orphans - crowdfunding to build ‘em a Chicken Farm

Posted: Sun, October 26, 2014 | By: African Orphan-Education Projects

206686_1841580552387_5828207_n.jpg Multiple organizations are working together to raise money to feed, educate and make self-sufficient the twenty children at an Uganda “boarding school” (orphanage). The school is in Jinja, the second-largest city in Uganda. The school is called “COISER” (Community Intiative for Self Reliance.) Address is: Genesis Chicken Farm COISER Orphanage… Continue Reading


Turtles All The Way Down (Part 2) - Hardware

Posted: Fri, October 24, 2014 | By: Miscellaneous

silicon_wafer.jpg by Bryce Lynch So, let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. Let’s lay one thing out first: At some point you’re going to have to start trusting your toolchain because it simply won’t be possible to accomplish some of the necessary tasks yourself. The lowest possible level seems as good a… Continue Reading



Brighter Brains Institute will co-publish anthology on Charity, Futurism & Religion - send essays

Posted: Fri, October 24, 2014 | By: BBI Business + Partners

The Brighter Brains Institute will co-publish (with the Mormon Transhumanist Association) an ebook anthology in Spring 2015, tentatively titled: The Poorest of the Poor will find Pasture - religion, the future, and the charitable impulse The first line of the title is from Isaiah 14:30 (New International Version). The prophet… Continue Reading


Senegal Development Report - by Maliq Brewster

Posted: Thu, October 23, 2014 | By: Microfinance in Action

Maliq.png Senegal: Overcoming Economic and Legal Injustices through the Empowerment of Women, Cultural Awareness, and Financial Inclusion by Maliq Brewster Located in Western Africa on the Atlantic Ocean and bordered by Guinea, Mali, and Mauritania, Senegal is a geographic paradox of arid desert land to the north, open areas of grassland… Continue Reading


Sri Lanka Development Report - by Patrick Woods

Posted: Thu, October 23, 2014 | By: Microfinance in Action

Patrick.png Sri Lanka: Unlocking Gender and Cultural Equity and Promoting Economic Empowerment in the Pearl of the Indian Ocean by Patrick Woods Sri Lanka is an extremely diverse country represented by numerous religions, ethnic groups, and cultures. Located in the Northern Indian Ocean off the coast of Southern Asia, Sri Lanka… Continue Reading





Brighter Brains Institute “De-Worms” 140 Mangyan Children! - thanks to a generous sponsor

Posted: Mon, October 20, 2014 | By: Mangyan Assistance

worms2.png There are 140 Mangyan indigenous children at the San Lorenzo Ruiz Academy in Mindoro, The Philippines, and they ALL HAVE WORMS (intestinal parasites). In The Philippines an estimated 70% of children have worms, but in poorer areas with tribal people the percentage is considerably higher. Intestinal parasites are extremely debilitating… Continue Reading



Christianity is Transhumanism

Posted: Mon, October 20, 2014 | By: Religion/Atheism

1.dali-cross.jpg by Micah Redding Wesley J. Smith has written a short piece entitled Christian Transhumanism is an Oxymoron. For those of you who are interested in either Christianity or transhumanism, I want to make this very clear: Christianity is transhumanism. It’s not just that they are compatible. Christianity is a distinctly… Continue Reading



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