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Pachamama Alliance
April 25, 2009

A force for changing individuals' thinking about the planet. Effective at changing one mind and one heart at a time.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

catching the attention of everyday people. Asking individuals to think and act on a more eco-friendly level.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

keep up the good work.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

seeing the connections made between people.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

energetic and committed.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

reach out the world.

Ways to make it better...

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In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

keeping up with demand.

One thing I'd also say is that...

we need both advocacy at the policy level and transformation on the individual level to create change. Pachamama Alliance is the great at reaching individuals and giving them tools and ideas to change.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2009

MY ROLE:
Donor & Attended symposium.

International Rivers Network dba International Rivers
April 22, 2009

Great cause, great people, great results. Works effectively at the intersection of human rights and environmental sustainability. Community organizing with a global impact.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

small communities and at World Bank policy meetings.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

not get much sleep.

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What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

smart, dedicated people.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

great.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

help people and environments in all parts of the world.

Ways to make it better...

the general public has a better understanding of the impact of large dams on people and rivers.

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Getting the message out about the negative impacts of large dams, especially in regards to global climate change.

One thing I'd also say is that...

it's a great nonprofit.

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2008

MY ROLE:
Donor & I worked there several years ago and have been a donor/supporter.