350 Mass

I'm involved in a number of local grassroots climate activism organizations. But none seem as clued into the Massachusetts legislative processes as 350 Mass, the state chapter of 350.org. They're a wealth of information on what's going on at the statehouse and they're well networked. Today, I donated to Better Futures Project, the fiscal sponsor … Continue reading 350 Mass

New Kiva loan

I've played around on Kiva, making five loans to micro businesses. My results had been mixed: one of the loans, to a farmer in Cameroon, became delinquent pretty quickly. However, today I got word that the farmer just paid back the loan, in full! Encouraged by his responsibility, today I made another Kiva loan, this … Continue reading New Kiva loan