15 September 2010

On the Ground in Pakistan: Jacqueline Novogratz

This morning I got a note from one of my heroes, Jacqueline Novogratz, founder of the Acumen Fund and author of The Blue Sweater.

She's been traveling in Pakistan with her husband Chris Anderson (no relation) and witnessing first hand the devastation there caused by massive flooding.

The floods have displaces 20 million people and destroyed 1.2 million homes, damaging 4-5 million more.  Those are big numbers and hard to conceptualize, so she also sent this video to help put faces to the numbers.

Take five minutes out of your day to watch this and then find a way to get involved:

Please share this video with your networks and let's do something about this -- every little bit helps. 

Go to www.ontheground.pk to find out how you can get involved.
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