Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 17 Dec 2013

WiserLocal Story Series: Sandton Green Drinks with Jane Griffiths

Green Drinks/Wiser Local Sandton with Jane Griffiths Organized by Jeunesse Park, written by Lindsey Tainton, in partnership with Food & Trees for Africa            Jane Griffiths is a television producer, writer, artist and traveller who has been growing organic vegetables and herbs for more than 15 years. Her best-selling book, Jane’s Delicious […]

Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 10 Dec 2013

WiserLocal Story Series: Carolina’s First WiserLocal Imola Gathering

                              First WiserLocal Imola                              Organized and written by: Carolina Oro Date of gathering: Nov. 24, 2012 Number of attendees: 30 people Presentation style: informal – dinner My friends […]

Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 28 Nov 2013

What Would an Independent and Volunteer-Run
WiserLocal Program Look Like?

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the WiserLocal Organizers Call on November 19th, 2013 – we had a great discussion about the future of Wiser.org and the WiserLocal program, and came up with a lot of interesting and workable ideas to keep the WiserLocal community connected and thriving. We had 10 people […]

Published by Maria Pia Kirk on 12 Nov 2013

Fundraising and Fishbowls for WiserLocals

  Thank you so much to everyone who was able to attend the final WiserLocal Organizers Call of 2013 on October 23rd! It was wonderful having past, present, and future organizers on the call, and you all shared some great ideas around collaboration. We had 11 participants join the call, representing 10 cities, 8 countries, […]

Published by Laura Ross-Perry on 22 Oct 2013

Global Gatherings for #LocalPeace

  >>You can also find this article on Wiser.org’s collaborative network for sustainability!<< Just over a month ago, WiserEarth celebrated the International Day of Peace, which falls on September 21st of each year. Members of the community took to the Wiser.org platform to share what peace means to them, and how they are creating it […]

Published by Maria Pia Kirk on 17 Oct 2013

Empowering Women & Fighting Poverty through Sustainable Agriculture

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability!<< It seems appropriate that the International Day of Rural Women (Oct. 15), World Food Day (Oct. 16), and International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct. 17) fall one right after another! In honor of these three important issue area days, […]

Published by Camilla on 15 Oct 2013

How to help NGOs using “Fishbowl WiserLocals”

  >>You can also find this article on the Wiser.org collaborative network for sustainability.<< Photo credit: John O’Sullivan This past month, we tried a new format for our WiserLocal gathering in Paris. We used a novel technique called a “Fishbowl WiserLocal” where attendees vote to help one of the participants representing an NGO with part […]

Published by Maria Pia Kirk on 01 Oct 2013

WiserChina on how to celebrate Intl. Day of Older Persons every day!

Cupid Liang, WiserChina intern, writes about her first experience organizing a WiserLocal gathering between volunteers and seniors. She highlights the importance of listening to the elderly and encourages students to get involved in their community. >>Click here for original Chinese article and here for the longer English article.<< By Cupid Liang We held the first […]

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