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Despite not holding a traditional leadership position, Denis Altvater works to reverse the poverty, school dropout rates, drug abuse and other damage done by hundreds of years of repression and prejudice; while preserving the Wabanaki Indian culture.
For the past decade, Denise Altvater and her colleagues have been reconnecting hundreds of Wabanaki youth with their culture, religion and traditions.
The case tells the story of how a simple project to raise HIV awareness among sex workers evolved into a larger project that sought to empower one of the most marginalized populations in Bangladesh to fight for their basic human rights.
This case describes the development of an innovative HIV/AIDS prevention project in Bangladesh that targeted sex workers and other high-risk groups.
When a Japanese economic development advisor introduces management techniques that emphasize devolution of decision making, he finds Uruguayan managers decidedly unresponsive to his ideas.
For 18 months, Mr. Kazuo Sakamoto had been in Uruguay under the sponsorship of Japan Aid, the major implementing agency for Japan's international cooperation projects.
Hurricane Katrina resulted in a tragic humanitarian disaster due to a decades-long combination of government action and inaction. In this sense, it was a preventable disaster.
This case focuses on the long and short-term factors that contributed to making Hurricane Katrina a humanitarian emergency in the City of New Orleans.