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[vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1499244730849{margin-top: -60px !important;padding-top: 60px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][stm_video style=”style_4″ image=”1477″ height=”360″ url=”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIYcFth8ty4″][stm_spacer height=”0″ height_tablet=”0″ height_mobile=”30″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Who we are” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]Charity — is a nonprofit organization that seeks to enable thousands of families and individuals in developing countries to achieve lasting self-reliance through online and classroom based job market education and one-on-one mentoring.[/vc_column_text][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1499244790917{border-top-width: 1px !important;border-top-color: #bfbfbf !important;border-top-style: solid !important;}”]

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God.”

Richard Arkenstone[/vc_column_text][stm_spacer height=”55″ height_tablet=”30″ height_mobile=”0″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” css=”.vc_custom_1497952248244{padding-top: 55px !important;background-color: #fafafa !important;}”][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_custom_heading text=”Our Story” use_theme_fonts=”yes”][vc_column_text]By 2007, Naomi Lawrence and Richard Arkenstone were convinced many key innovations in global development weren’t getting the attention they deserved. Believing there had to be a better way to do aid, they started an experiment. In March 2010, they invited any social entrepreneur to pitch his or her earth-changing idea at the World Conference Hall. The 100+ participants ranged from a group of ABC scientists to a woman who’d never before left her Kenyan village.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_single_image image=”1477″ img_size=”640×360″ alignment=”right”][stm_spacer height=”80″ height_tablet=”60″ height_mobile=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row full_width=”stretch_row” stm_parallax=”enable” css=”.vc_custom_1497942064658{background-image: url(https://dslou.blog/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/pearl_pli_placeholder.png) !important;}” stm_transparent_bg=”rgba(89,30,0,0.6)”][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ offset=”vc_col-lg-5 vc_col-md-5 vc_col-xs-12″][stm_spacer height=”92″ height_tablet=”60″ height_mobile=”60″][vc_column_text]

MISSION

To catalyze a global market for ideas, information, and money that democratizes aid and philanthropy.

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VISION

Unleashed potential of people to make positive change happen.

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Carityhas four core values that are more than just buzzwords. They’re at the center of our office culture and drive our daily work.

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Always Open

We believe in the power of great ideas and that these ideas can come from anyone, anywhere, at any time.[/stm_icon_box][stm_spacer height=”75″ height_tablet=”75″ height_mobile=”40″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][stm_icon_box icon=”stmicon-charity_binoculars” icon_width=”70″ style=”style_7″]

Listen, Act, Learn. Repeat.

We continually experiment. We fail quickly and productively. We use data and feedback to guide our course.[/stm_icon_box][stm_spacer height=”75″ height_tablet=”75″ height_mobile=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][stm_icon_box icon=”stmicon-charity_box” icon_size=”74″ icon_width=”70″ style=”style_7″]

Never Settle

We have an obligation to question the rules, change them for the better, raise the bar, play a different game, and play it better than anyone thinks is possible.[/stm_icon_box][stm_spacer height=”0″ height_tablet=”0″ height_mobile=”40″][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][stm_icon_box icon=”stmicon-charity_like” icon_size=”63″ icon_width=”70″ style=”style_7″]

Committed to WOW

We act promptly, enthusiastically, and professionally so people are WOW-ed by their interactions with us.[/stm_icon_box][stm_spacer height=”0″ height_tablet=”50″ height_mobile=”40″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row css=”.vc_custom_1497953996557{margin-bottom: 40px !important;}”][vc_column][stm_spacer height=”110″ height_tablet=”80″ height_mobile=”60″][vc_custom_heading text=”People Ready to Help” font_container=”tag:h2|text_align:center” use_theme_fonts=”yes” heading_line=”no_line” heading_icon=”stmicon-icon-title-shape” heading_icon_pos=”bottom” heading_icon_color=”custom” heading_icon_custom_color=”#808080″ css=”.vc_custom_1497953756558{margin-bottom: 75px !important;}”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”2/3″ offset=”vc_col-lg-offset-2 vc_col-lg-8 vc_col-md-offset-2 vc_col-md-8 vc_col-sm-offset-2 vc_col-xs-12″][vc_column_text]

We’re curious, passionate, and committed to helping nonprofits learn and grow. Oh, and some of us are stage actors and worm farmers on the side.

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