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What Are Your Hopes and Dreams?

The story of Solar Ear

Howard Weinstein cites an African saying that echoes his life experience – “A blessing can be found next to the wound.” Weinstein, a Canadian businessman, lost his young daughter unexpectedly when she died of a brain aneurysm. This loss led him to volunteer with the Canadian Peace Corp. which sent him to rural Botswana. He went with a commitment to work for two years developing a business that offered local women the opportunity to support their families. Two decades have passed since then and, in that time, Howard has founded eight different social businesses – which have included companies run…
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Kim is a writer with a background in banking and non-profits. She has worked with several non-profits on projects relating to strategy, communications and planning.
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