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705, 2020

DONATING OUR EXPERTISE TO A GRASSROOTS FOOD SUSTAINABILITY PROGRAM

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4zxtqzx-_2g&feature=youtu.be   On March 18th, the Dominican government closed its borders in response to the rapidly developing COVID-19 pandemic. For Cabarete, a small town on the North Coast and home to Positive Solutions’ founder Thierry Daher, this has led to an overwhelming unemployment rate of 80%. With an estimated 65% [...]

405, 2020

From Quarantine to Fighting Food Insecurity (almost) Overnight

By |May 4th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Some of you recently reached out to enquire how “quarantining on the beach” felt…? Well, not like what you may imagine. So I thought I would volunteer some information on how isolating from the pandemic recently turned into fighting food shortages for 10,000 of my neighbors. An unexpected nudge from [...]

1104, 2020

BRANDS vs. COVID-19: 7 COMPANIES THAT SEE THE BIGGER PICTURE

By |April 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

As the world continues to be gripped by the developing COVID-19 crisis, everyone from governments to NGOs and community organizations to individuals are scrambling to fight back in any way they can. Scenes reminiscent of wartime: sweeping economic state intervention, country-wide lockdowns and curfews, supermarket rationing and overwhelmed healthcare systems, [...]

804, 2020

A COALITION RESPONSE MODEL TO COVID-19 IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD

By |April 8th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

ANTICIPATING & PREVENTING A HUMANITARIAN CRISIS Two years ago, after living 26 years in NYC, I decided to move to the North Coast of Dominican Republic in Cabarete, a welcoming, sunny and beautiful Caribbean beach town of 25,000 where locals and expats live in harmony. The town is also known [...]

304, 2020

BRANDS Vs. COVID-19: 7 COMPANIES THAT ARE FIGHTING BACK

By |April 3rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

While most governments are scrambling to adapt, mobilize and fight back against the spread of the coronavirus, their actions are often limited to their frontiers and slow to roll out. But the enemy in this war knows no frontiers, the virus knows no nationality and it is after humankind as [...]