State of the Planet

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  • The Flow of Change: Piped Water Arrives in Ruhiira, Uganda

    The Flow of Change: Piped Water Arrives in Ruhiira, Uganda

    By Molly Powers When the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) was first launched in Ruhiira, Uganda, in 2006, community members identified their most pressing problem as lack of access to water. Nearly all 6,500 residents of the mountainous parish of Ruhiira live on hilltops, and most water sources

  • JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang visited Millennium Villages in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda to see the impact of clean and reliable water systems made possible through his company’s donations.

  • Visit to Millennium Villages in Mali and Senegal

    Thursday, June 25, 2008, six intrepid Earth Institute supporters – Joy Tartar of the Lenfest Foundation and her husband George Hall, Nancy Best, Diane Troderman and Harold Grinspoon, and Bonnie Potter – joined Earth Institute Funding Initiatives staff and 200 project staff for the third annual Millennium Villages retreat in Bamako, Mali. The group participated…

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Recent record-breaking heat waves have affected communities across the world. The Extreme Heat Workshop will bring together researchers and practitioners to advance the state of knowledge, identify community needs, and develop a framework for evaluating risks with a focus on climate justice. Register by June 15

  • The Flow of Change: Piped Water Arrives in Ruhiira, Uganda

    The Flow of Change: Piped Water Arrives in Ruhiira, Uganda

    By Molly Powers When the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) was first launched in Ruhiira, Uganda, in 2006, community members identified their most pressing problem as lack of access to water. Nearly all 6,500 residents of the mountainous parish of Ruhiira live on hilltops, and most water sources

  • JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang Tours Millennium Villages in East Africa

    JM Eagle CEO Walter Wang visited Millennium Villages in Kenya, Uganda, and Rwanda to see the impact of clean and reliable water systems made possible through his company’s donations.

  • Visit to Millennium Villages in Mali and Senegal

    Thursday, June 25, 2008, six intrepid Earth Institute supporters – Joy Tartar of the Lenfest Foundation and her husband George Hall, Nancy Best, Diane Troderman and Harold Grinspoon, and Bonnie Potter – joined Earth Institute Funding Initiatives staff and 200 project staff for the third annual Millennium Villages retreat in Bamako, Mali. The group participated…