Salif Niang On Echoing Green Blog

Salif and Mohamed Niang experienced, studied, and had a deep concern about poverty and lack of food security in parts of Africa. That was enough to push them into action, jumping in to forge a solution even though it meant learning about engineering, agriculture, and entrepreneurship as they went.

Summer of Social Entrepreneurship
It seems like everywhere we turn, there's another incredible opportunity for our Fellows. So much so, Echoing Green is declaring the summer of 2012 the "Summer of Social Entrepreneurship." Read more.

Echoing Green's Fellows are always pushing deep, sustainable social change. Here are some of thier recent news and accolades:

2009 EG Fellow Dhruv Lakra (pictured above) received the CNN-IBN Young Indian Leader Award. Lakra's organization, Mirakle Couriers, employs deaf people giving them a chance to increase their livelihood and making them more economically independent.

Building community. That is one of the big take-aways from this year’s New Fellows Retreat.

Last week’s announcement of the 2011 Echoing Green Fellows was truly exciting! In just a few hours, the 2011 Fellows webpage received thousands of views from users all over the world. Thanks to those of you who celebrated the new class and helped spread the word on Facebook and Twitter.

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