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Re: [learningfromeachother] Re: [holistichelping] $100 projects, let's start soon!/Wendi and Janet

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    Dear Janet, Andrius and all, We are grateful for all the responses that you have made for us concerning the 100dollar projects. Yes, the goal remains same as
    Message 1 of 6 , Dec 19, 2008
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      Dear Janet, Andrius and all,
      We are grateful for all the responses that you have
      made for us concerning the 100dollar projects.
      Yes, the goal remains same as you Andrius proposed. We
      are going to start exchanging emails with Janet on
      the DIY Solar project, the sanitary project , ICTs ,
      Blogging and others just in the same way as you put it
      Janet. Your suggestions are all good .We can select
      two or three at a time and work on detailly before
      tackling another.We are ll very happy to work with you
      .We are sure that you have already introduced us to
      Solana.We all shared our great thanks to you and to
      Andrius in particular for suggesting you to coordinate
      us as we were discussing our events.
      We all wish to send to you the answers to the
      questions you Andrius asked us first for the Internet
      project we had earlier proposed.
      Here they are...........
      Attached to this email too is the inviove we got for
      the computers from the shop that sells them here. Just
      kindly have a look at it and let us know what you
      Meanwhile, as we were discussing in our group today,
      some members said that we will be using the Solar
      power to rear our chickens as the chicks very much
      need the solar energy to harsh their young ones. Many
      members were also asking to know more about the usage
      of the solar power by uswhether some training will be
      carried out for us to know how to us it well by
      experts. Many too said happily that our many problems
      of poor electricity will be solved by this project and
      that some of our villages that donot yet even have any
      electricity can really benefit from this important
      solar project. Big applauses were given to you all in
      absentia for the good initiatives of thinking about us
      and including us too in this project.
      Immense thanks and bye for now from all of us at
      ACTWID represented by Wendi, Fidele,Peter,Eugene,
      KilloShang,Felicity ,Grace , Perpertua, Mary
      Rose,Ambijeh Therese, Celestina, Geraldine, Diana and
      others at the cyber sending you this email now.
      We all wish you a Merry Xmas and a very Happy and
      Prosperous New Year 2009 to all our M.s. LAB members
      --- Janet Feldman <kaippg@...> wrote:

      > Dear Andrius, Wendi and AK Members, and All,
      > Wonderful to hear from everyone, and my apologies
      > for not responding right
      > away. Wendi, immense thanks for your lovely note
      > too, and I will indeed link
      > you up with Solana tomorrow, and respond to anything
      > needed early in the new
      > year.
      > For now I wanted to write to thank Andrius for his
      > helpful suggestion re our
      > working together, and for the project itself. And to
      > say that I think the
      > goal should be as you (Andrius) suggest below: an
      > exchange of letters on
      > topics of interest and utility to AK, with a focus
      > on some of the issues we
      > have been discussing: solar power, sanitary
      > products, ICTs, blogging, and
      > more.
      > I am especially interested to work with Wendi and
      > AK--in addition to Graham
      > Knight--on the solar-related issues, as I am hoping
      > to learn more about both
      > what DIY has to offer, and how solar power and DIY
      > can help AK and the
      > individuals and communities they serve.
      > I also would like to link up with others--Sam and
      > Peter, Pam and John,
      > Rachel, OVF (Jeff and Mark), and whoever else among
      > us is also investigating
      > and applying solar solutions--to compare and
      > contrast experiences. Graham
      > and I have talked about KAIPPG's interest in solar
      > power too, so learning
      > more abt DIY and solar power in the context of our
      > Lab will help me to
      > address this for KAIPPG too.
      > There are certainly other things I would like to
      > know on different
      > subjects--the sanitary products challenge and
      > "blogging positively" being
      > just two, for example--so hopefully these subjects
      > would be explored as
      > well. To do so adequately might require a longer
      > timeline, so perhaps we can
      > address 1-2 for two months in a more concentrated
      > form, and others with more
      > time.
      > The "Blogging Positively" project could perhaps be a
      > separate endeavor in
      > that way, with us "meeting" in the Rising Voices
      > forum for discussions,
      > which we can "migrate" back here. It seems that
      > solar and sanitary products
      > are two subjects we have a number of members
      > interested in, so there would
      > be linkages and synergy we (the Lab and its members)
      > can make to the mutual
      > conversations and investigations Wendi/AK and I will
      > have during this time.
      > Does that sound OK (Wendi and Andrius)?
      > Immense thanks again and I will hopefully be back in
      > early January, if not
      > before. With very best wishes for the happiest
      > holidays and new year, and
      > blessings and love to all! Janet
      > Janet,
      > I'm very glad that you might be Wendi Loshe
      > Bernadette's (and ACTWID
      > KONGADZEM's) partner at our lab (and your Holistic
      > Helping working group)
      > for a $100 project which I will sponsor.
      > I suggest, because there are so many interests and
      > potentials, that the
      > goal of this project be simply for ACTWID KONGADZEM
      > to explore the ones
      > that interest them, exchange letters with you and
      > what they are doing and
      > learning, and finally, in two months or so, report
      > on how the different
      > projects fit together, how they relate different
      > sets of participants,
      > what kinds of synergies they suggest. That would be
      > a helpful result.
      > What do you think?
      > Wendi, I can send you the $100 by Western Union, but
      > perhaps it would be
      > better to send it to you by check? Can you cash a
      > US check at your bank?
      > Then I would send you an extra $20.
      > Andrius
      > Andrius Kulikauskas
      > Minciu Sodas
      > http://www.ms.lt
      > ms@...
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Andrius Kulikauskas" <ms@...>
      > To: <holistichelping@yahoogroups.com>;
      > <lovinggod@yahoogroups.com>
      > Cc: <mendenyo@yahoogroups.com>;
      > <learningfromeachother@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, December 17, 2008 5:25 PM
      > Subject: [holistichelping] $100 projects, let's
      > start soon!
      > > I'm ready and willing to do some $100 projects...
      > >
      > > Wendi Loshe Bernadette and Janet Feldman, please,
      > before I send the money,
      > > could you each state:
      > > * what might you like to learn from this project,
      > that you don't know
      > > already?
      > >
      > > Peter Ongele, please find a partner who would work
      > for free to engage you
      > > at Mendenyo - it could be Graham Knight, Dan
      > Otedo, Peter Burgess, Kennedy
      > > Owino, etc. And then please each of you answer
      > the same question:
      > > * what might you like to learn from this project,
      > that you don't know
      > > already?
      > >
      > > Fred Kayiwa and Benoit Couture, I'd like to send
      > Fred $100 so he might
      > > support you, Benoit, in looking for local partners
      > in Edmonton, Alberta,
      > > Canada. Might we do that, Benoit? And then the
      > same question:
      > > * what might you like to learn from this project,
      > that you don't know
      > > already?
      > >
      > > Others are invited to suggest your projects,
      > although I don't know how
      > > much more money I will have. I should know next
      > week if the university
      > > will have me teach math part-time or not at all.
      > >
      > > Also, I have been blocked by the Knight Foundation
      > from writing any more
      > > at the PBS Idealab website because I was writing
      > about my and our personal
      > > stories - and I openly shared their letter to me
      > in my "Do-Gooders" post
      > > http://www.includer.org/?p=302 and Gary Kebbel
      > and Mark Glaser chose not
      > > to edit, delete or censor but simply to lock me
      > out of the system. Mark
      > > wrote that I could blog at my own blog (yes, the
      > First Ammendment) but I
      > > haven't heard yet whether they will honor their
      > contract and pay me the
      > > final payment $7,100 if I do that. Gary Kebbel
      > hasn't responded to my
      > > letters. I don't know why this has all happened,
      > but only suppose that
      > > our lives are "too real". Maybe I'll learn more,
      > and I'll keep blogging.
      > > I didn't seem to have any readers at the website,
      > nor do the other
      > > bloggers there, for that matter.
      > >
      > > So I'm looking for work! hopefully from Lithuania.
      > >
      > > Thank you!
      > >
      > > Andrius Kulikauskas
      > > Minciu Sodas
      > > http://www.ms.lt
      > > ms@...
      > >
      > >
      > > ------------------------------------
      > >
      > > http://www.worknets.org/wiki.cgi?HolisticHelping
      > >
      > > Please note our rule: Each letter sent to the
      > Holistic Helping group
      > > enters the PUBLIC DOMAIN unless it explicitly
      > states otherwise. Thank
      > > you! http://www.ethicalpublicdomain.org
      > >
      > > Yahoo! Groups Links
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