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This section includes significant and important 3W updates, as well as passionate observations and longer reflections about global affairs and other issues that lie close to our hearts. For other industry news, insights and inspiration please visit (and LIKE) our Facebook page. Thanks for reading!

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8 December, 2012 by 3W

3W visits Root Capital clients in West Africa

At the end of January 2012, I headed off to Ougadougou, in Burkina Faso, to see Root Capital in action. The impact was striking....
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1 December, 2012 by 3W

An Amazing Week at the Skoll World Forum

Paul and I spent an amazing week in Oxford, at the Skoll World Forum, with some of the most inspirational and, even more importantly, impactful social entrepreneurs addressing.....
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27 December, 2011 by 3W

On the Road in Haiti, by Marcia DeSanctis

3W and Root Capital's work in Haiti is beginning to achieve results. In the past 12 months, we have supported various agriculture initiatives from fish-farms to mango and coffee production. In May, we took to the road along with a team from Root Capital and Marcia DeSanctis, a journalist.
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haiti post
21 December, 2011 by 3W

Ramblings from a long flight….

Sometimes in this exciting work, there are moments of confusion. To draw conclusions, it may be important to write down initial thoughts. Here are a few on Haiti....
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21 December, 2011 by 3W

3W's nutrition initiative pays off

Our nutritious meal — a 3W and Pratham initiative — to 1,300 students, 6 days a week, achieves significant impact!
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new cage
21 December, 2011 by 3W

Caribbean Harvest Increases Fish Production Significantly

Caribbean Harvest has quadrupled its production reaching 160 cages.
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Paul and Root
21 December, 2011 by 3W

Paul, 3W Founder, joins Root Capital's Board

The World We Want (3W) Foundation's founder, Paul Leander-Engström, has joined Root Capital's Board.
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19 December, 2011 by 3W

3W Exits Education Initiative with Partners in Health

After a great deal of consideration, 3W made the heart-breaking decision to exit its partnership with Partners in Health in Haiti.
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17 December, 2011 by 3W

Founder's Annual Letter

“This was the first full year that The World We Want worked as a proper organization, which has had a tremendous, positive effect on our projects”…Read Paul’s Annual Letter for more.
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Kenya kids
16 December, 2011 by 3W

3W to Partner with Acumen Fund

The World We Want (3W) approved a four year grant to the Acumen Fund. We are one of the founding investors of a new portfolio for Education and Employability.
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