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International Women’s Day takes place today, 8th March. In the week leading up to it Kiva, the organisation we use every month to make ‘loans that change lives,’ challenged their community of lenders to fund $1 million in loans to women. We are delighted to say that goal was not only reached but exceeded, and as a result Kiva have organised for...Read More
Hello this is Anna, it’s Monthly Content Tips time and I’m writing this after hosting 14 people for dinner last night, feeling exceptionally smug because it only took less than 30 minutes to clear up this morning. 30 minutes! This would have been unheard of 6 months ago.
It turns out that we didn’t need to become tidier people, nor did...Read More
Put simply, if bees didn’t exist, neither would humans. We need these vital little pollinators for the food we eat, and the food our farm animals eat. There has been a shocking worldwide decline in bee numbers (the US honeybee population is less than half the size it was 50 years ago, for example), with most wild honeybee colonies devastated by...Read More
And suddenly we’re at the end of January. While historically it was always a quiet month, for the past few years January has been go, go, GO. Perhaps because marketing plans tend to go out the window in the festive madness? It certainly never seems worth starting anything new in December when everybody is so distracted and trying to finish...Read More
Every month we make ‘loans that change lives’ to entrepreneurs without access to traditional banking systems via Kiva.org
Like Kiva, we believe in a world where everyone with a great idea holds the power to realise their potential.
This month’s Kiva Entrepreneur is Smiff from Haiti, who is seeking a loan of $2,575 in order to...Read More
(Allow us to interrupt the Archetype series with this cautionary tale. Oh yes, there is a moral in it)
Received wisdom says that January is the natural time to reinvent yourself, to clear out the old and make way for the new. But if you’re feeling called to rebrand your business or website this year and update your brand...Read More