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Crowdfunder: Whistl: A smartphone case that protects YOU

Crowdfunder: Whistl: A smartphone case that protects YOU

LatinaLista — Campaign: Whistl: A smartphone case that protects YOU Whistl is a smartphone case that aims to prevent sexual assault and violent crimes with an alarm system that: Disorients with LED/Noise alarm Connects with police and friends Records with audio/video The Whistl case is designed for the iPhone 5, 5s, and the 6, with

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Crowdfunder: Indigenous Innovation – Revolutionizing Cacao in Belize

LatinaLista — Campaign: Indigenous Innovation — Revolutionizing Cacao in Belize Maya Mountain Cacao is planting an organic agro-forestry cocoa farm with the indigenous Maya. Maya Mountain Cacao connects 330 small-producer cacao farmers in southern Belize to the fine chocolate industry in the United States. The farmers whom they work with are primarily indigenous Maya who

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Crowdfunder: Lucha Loafers

LatinaLista — Campaign: Lucha Loafers Sylvia “Hustle Hard” Meza is a tattoo artist. She now wants to turn her inking talents to zapatos (shoes). Meza is opening a store online where she will paint custom art on shoes. Meza uses acrylic paint mixed with a fabric medium, then heat-sets the entire image, finishing it with

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Crowdfunder: FosterShip — Transforming the Foster Care System

LatinaLista — Campaign: FosterShip: Transforming the Foster Care System The statistics are harrowing: Foster kids are 4 times more likely to have experienced sexual abuse than a child in the general population Teen pregnancy rates top 25% Barely half of all foster children graduate from high school (and only 2% attend college) These problems do

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Crowdfunder: Giving a “lift” to homebound seniors

LatinaLista — Campaign: Urban Excursions-Outings for Homebound Seniors Polly Bangs is caregiver for her father, Cameron, who moved in with her three years ago and who has dementia. Like many caregivers, she struggled finding resources to help keep her dad active and engaged. With her own busy work schedule it was often overwhelming finding fun,

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