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NOW Enterprising Ideas Program Schedule



  • November 14, 2008 - Green Collar Jobs
    Social Entrepreneurs creating jobs and going green by finding new uses for old buildings.

  • August 22, 2008 - Update: Health Care Franchise

  • July 11, 2008 - Jobs for Jordan
    Millions of young people out of work in the Middle East - what does it mean for America?

  • June 27, 2008 - Subprime Solution?
    A groundbreaking idea to keep desperate homeowners in their houses.

  • May 23, 2008 - Unselling Meth
    See how the Montana Meth program is working in Idaho

  • April 25, 2008 - College Summit
    Children of the rich have a better shot at college than poor kids. Look who's trying to level the field.

  • April 4, 2008 - Daughters for Sale
    Saving young girls from indentured servitude.

  • February 15, 2008 - Benefits Denied
    Building a network for freelancers.


  • November 2, 2007 - Growing Local, Eating Local
    Helping tobacco farmers in Appalachia convert to growing organic vegetables.

  • September 21, 2007 - Who's Making Money From Microcredit?
    The largest microcredit program in Latin America now transitioning into a full-service bank.

  • August 31, 2007 - Montana Meth
    A billionaire fights methamphetamine use in Montana.

  • August 31, 2007 - Meal Plan
    A food-service business that has found its niche in a highly-competitive market, while incorporating community and economic development.

  • July 27, 2007 - Housing Works
    A nonprofit group that successfully fought off powerful land developers to regenerate 13 acres of prime real estate on London's South Bank.

  • June 22, 2007 - Lending a Hand
    An innovative idea to provide low-interest car loans to low-income buyers, while offering financial management courses to them as part of the package.

  • May 25, 2007 - Health Care Franchise
    This project uses a franchise model to deliver accessible and affordable healthcare to rural areas of Kenya.

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CFW Shops, Kenya: This project uses a franchise model to deliver accessible and affordable healthcare to rural areas of Kenya.

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