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January 2013

Using Health as a Platform of Peace in the Heart of Darkness

By |January 16th, 2013|Africa, Million Mothers, Projects|

— By Dominique Vidale-Plaza, founder of Build Hope, & blogger of development, healthcare, and despair in the the Democratic Republic of Congo. Dominique Vidale-Plaza, one of our Global MedStartrs. See her project by clicking her photo here. I had studied the Democratic Republic of Congo’s tumultuous past for years, hoping to come to [...]

September 2012

The Social Good Summit and How MedStartr is Crowdfunding Philanthropy

By |September 27th, 2012|Crowdfunding, Events, Global Health, Healthcare & Social Media|

This past weekend, two of our founders, Alex & Komal, had the fortune to attend the Social Good Summit co-hosted in NYC, Beijing, Nairobi and Somalia. The agenda was crafted to create ongoing commentaries on how technology has developed new methods of doing good and changing the world. Claire, the Social Innovation Lead at Twitter, [...]