Category Archives: Empowerment by the People

How to Convert Adversity into Success

The story of Christine Ryan, whose life was transformed from running away from home at age 14 to being a successful entrepreneur  provides a model of converting adversity to success. You can look at her story by clicking the link … Continue reading

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Empowering the Marginalized

  If you or I are not at the margins, for example, being homeless, a refugee, on a poverty line or in prison – it is most likely that our connections to agents of our empowerment prevented that. How we … Continue reading

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The Arts and Empowerment

  Use of our creativity and hands are two of the most powerful tools of Empowerment. See how the power of art is being used to reach vulnerable youths on the streets.        Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com       … Continue reading

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Pathways to Financial Independence through Productivity

Financial Independence does not come just by having a job. Many jobs are low skilled or unskilled and thus millions of persons end up being “disposable” depending on the market or the “whims and fancies” of employers. Copeland Johnson featured … Continue reading

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Empowerment Change Agents

Empowerment Change Agents add value to persons life. They add knowledge, skills, wisdom and belief in self. Are you willing to try? See how Brave Bethune is inspiring young Jamaican girls      Websites: http://www.growingbalanced.com           … Continue reading

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Innovation, Invention and Economic Empowerment

Economic Empowerment requires being enterprising and innovative. Inventions have led industry growth. The only way to climb the economic ladder from oppression is to be enterprising, innovative and invent! What new idea can you and I come up with? See this … Continue reading

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Using Innovation to Protect the Environment

This is how industry and the “average citizen” can work together for Empowerment of All. We provide collected bottles. The zoo reduces entrance costs. This means less flooding and wastage of disaster money in Jamaica. A model for every country! … Continue reading

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