As CellMark's CEO, Fredrik Anderson one of PaperSeed's greatest champions, and a lifelong learner to boot! His passion for innovation, social responsibility, and (our favorite) learning new things definitely shine in this month's interview.Read More
The Kilgoris Project educates and cares for school-aged children in rural Kenya, partnering with the community to build rising futures. PaperSeed recently partnered with them to invest in an innovative Eucalyptus farm, which will provide ongoing, in-country revenue and ensure the sustainability of The Kilgoris Project's programs for years to come. This month, we interviewed Tia McNelly to learn more about about what drives her work with TKP.Read More
PaperSeed focuses on strengthening education because it is a panacea for a lot of the world’s larger, uglier problems. With the refugee crisis, right now, there is a huge swath of children missing out on this panacea, and that affects everyone.Read More
Thursday last week, Gothenburg colleagues met for a combined after-work gathering and auction. With the intention to have a nice time while we did something to benefit the PaperSeed Foundation, we also invited a few former colleagues, who have worked with us in recent years but are now in other places. We spent a really entertaining evening together enjoying good food and catching up with good friends.Read More
In the past, we have discussed the inequalities that exist, some overt, others more deeply ingrained, which keep girls from completing school and stepping into their full potential. But, you may wonder, what is it about girls that put them in the unique position to empower the economies of developing countries?Read More
Part of what makes PaperSeed so unique is our ability to connect with inspiring people, be they volunteers, business partners, or local leaders. To celebrate our new monthly newsletters, we are profiling one of our PaperSeed Champions every month, sharing 5 things you may not have known about them!
This month's PaperSeed Champion interview comes from Joe Hoffman, Senior Vice President of CellMark Paper and Board Chair of the PaperSeed Foundation!
There is a sharp socioeconomic divide between the rich and the poor in the Philippines, and this divide is easy to see in Angono. The narrow roads in the poorer districts are lined with small shanty houses, where there is often no running water or sanitation. Kalayaan is the poorest of the 10 Barangays (districts) in Angono. Here, people live on less than $1.90 per day (approximately 85 Philippine pesos.)Read More