[SLIDESHOW] Women Rising from Slaves to Start-ups in Nepal

Two inspirational activists, age 10 and 89, have teamed up to raise startup funding for the Freedom Loan Fund Campaign being sponsored by the Nepal Youth Foundation.  Click Here to learn more.

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SOURCE: Nepal Youth Foundation

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Vivienne, age 10, joins forces with Olga, age 89, for Nepal Women Entrepreneurs

2 women activists, age 10 and 89, partner to help former women slaves in nepal start businesses

Vivienne Harr and Olga Murray

Make a Stand Lemon-aid and Nepal Youth Foundation Join Forces for the Freedom Loan Fund Campaign — Part of a Strategy to Help End Child Slavery

Sausalito, CA (PRWEB) June 04, 2014

World famous 10-year old social entrepreneur Vivienne Harr and her company Make a Stand Lemon-aid will help lead The Freedom Loan Fund Campaign, a month-long effort to raise $40,000 for a micro-loan fund that is helping young women who grew up as child slaves in Nepal start their own businesses. Read more of this post

Vivienne Tweets from the United Nations

A precious tweet from the United Nations Social Innovation Summit:

 

 

 

UPS Helps Small Go Big

Vivienne Harr standing next to UPS truck

Vivienne Harr

Young entrepreneur’s lemonade stand makes a big social impact

ATLANTA, May 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In 2012, 8-year-old Vivienne Harr set up her lemonade stand, attempting to raise $100,000 for organizations making an impact on worldwide child slavery; she accomplished her goal in 173 days. Two years later, she, her business partner and father, Eric Harr, and their team at Make a Stand, Inc. – a new certified b corporation – have grown her lemonade stand into a fair trade business dedicated to responsible business practices that benefit suppliers and customers while earning her a place on the global stage.

“When I set up my lemonade stand, I knew that one person could make a difference,” said Ms. Harr, founder. “Having companies like UPS make a stand with us means we can make a stand for even more kids.” Like her business, Vivenne, now 10, has grown the past two years, and she is now a requested motivational speaker, a social media influencer (@vivienneharr, #standwithme) and an author, Make A Stand: “When Life Gives you Lemons, Change the World!” Read more of this post

Vivienne Speaks with Nancy Pelosi at Small Business event

Vivienne Harr, age 10, meets Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi and Vivienne Harr

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — U.S. Small Business Administration Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet will kick off National Small Business Week 2014 with opening remarks at Twitter Headquarters in San Francisco, Monday, May 12. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi will be a featured speaker during the event.   Read more of this post

Girl Author, Age 10, Invited for Reading at Book Passage in Corte Madera May 3

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CORTE MADERA, Calif. (May 3, 2014) – Vivienne Harr, age 10, will read from her new children’s book “Make a Stand: When life gives you lemons, change the world!” at 1:00 PM on Saturday May 3, 2014 at Book Passage, 51 Tamal Vista Blvd. in Corte Madera. Vivienne’s first book tells the true story of her lemonade stand against child slavery while teaching other kids to make a stand in their lives. Read more of this post

We’re Making A Documentary… And You’re Coming With Us

We’re Making A Documentary… And You’re Coming With Us

Still Motion Blog

Okay, we can’t hold it in any longer.

The Stillmotion team has officially begun making our first original, completely independent feature-length documentary!

We’re so pumped!

It’s something we’re diving into head first, because we’ve been inspired. Inspired by a young girl who is actively changing the world as we speak.

We’re putting everything we have into this project because we believe in the spirit of everyone involved, we’re passionate about the story, and we’re damn excited to make this movie.

As you all know, we love to share our experiences with our filmmaking buddies, so we’ve got a lot in store for the months to come.

Basically, we want to pull back the curtain on what it takes to make a documentary from scratch. We want to give you a behind-the-scenes peek at each day of production.

Sound fun? ===> Continue Reading at the Still Motion Blog