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GOOD Magazine

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AIn Liberia, Factory Work is Changing Womens’ Lives—Starting at Home

When Chid Liberty thinks about addressing poverty in his native Liberia, he thinks about the industrial revolution. There are many NGOs in Liberia that “are good at coming up with these very cutesy projects for women,” says the CEO and co-founder of Liberty and Justice, a fair-trade enterprise that trains and employs women in the garment industry.

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Tenneh and me

In Liberia’s capital of Monrovia, I had the pleasure of meeting Chid Liberty, the energetic co- founder of the Liberian Women’s Sewing Project. Chid’s family owns Vamoma House, located on one of Monrovia’s biggest boulevards, an imposing multi-story building painted in faded light blue and cream.

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Positive Impact Magazine

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Making Liberty & Justice a Reality

So many of us want to make a positive difference in the world but don’t quite know where to start. The founder of one U.S. based organization found the answers clearly spelled out – in the letters of his own last name.

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Blackbook Magazine

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Uniqlo’s Social Business & Other Eco-Conscious Initiatives

Fast fashion retailer and global mega-brand Uniqlo’s parent company is launching what might be the industry’s first “social business” in Bangladesh. Called Fast Retailing Co., “the [new] company will be formed in September 2010 in Dhaka, and to demonstrate its good intentions it’ll be named ‘UNIQLO Social Business Bangladesh, Ltd’,” says the company.

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