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    Salaam Wanita Case Study

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    intervention: The Salaam Wanita project employs the Work Integration Social Enterprise (WISE) model, making use of a product as the choice social intervention. Salaam Wanita provides employment for the disadvantaged women by training them to weave baskets, and then paying them at least half of the revenue from the selling of the baskets. (b) Value Propositions: Firstly, for the social value proposition, Salaam Wanita 's beneficiaries, who are the disadvantaged women, can become empowered individuals who are able to leverage on their skills and from there, remain employed. This is done through the skills and knowledge they receive regarding basket weaving, as well as in terms of keeping up with advances in ICT and in…

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    Hi! My name is Daniel and I live in Maine with my family. We are part of a group of Native American tribes known as the Wabanaki—the People of the Dawn. Today I’m going to start learning about the old Wabanaki tradition of basketmaking from my grandmother, who is 87 years old. “You must start with a log from an ash tree,” she explains, “and then pound the log forcefully.” While she shows me, she tells me that basketmaking has been vital to the economy of many communities over the years. Not only…

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    me a lot about the background of Viki, one of the basket makers in the United States or specifically in Indiana. Besides that, the exhibit also tells me a lot about the process of making baskets. The process might be difficult for someone who is not familiar to basket making. There are three essential tools that are needed to make baskets and the tools are spitzka, pruning shears and pocketknife. All of these tools are required to shape and bend the willow to become a perfect basket. There are…

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    A nail bitter, teeth clincher, bone shaker. This game was everything you want when you take the family out for an evening of high school basketball. The Falcons and The Stallions battled tick for tac down to the very last second, but there could only be one winner. The first quarter was a bit sloppy, a lot of missed baskets, a lot of fouls, and plenty of turnovers, no one had gone on a stretch, after the first quarter the score was Green Run 10 Cox 9. The 2nd Qtr we had a little more action.…

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    Do Bamboo Sheets Get Softer Over Time? Bamboo bed sheets are incredibly soft from the moment you open the package. Yet, what really sets them apart from other sheets is that bamboo becomes softer over time. Can you imagine that– your sheets actually getting softer the longer you have them? So, how does bamboo accomplish this amazing feat? To answer that question, we actually need to start by looking at how sheets are made. In particular, you need to understand how the manufacturing process for…

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    When interviewing Ms. Yazzie she stated that she came from a dysfunctional home where it was mainly her grandmother who taught and raised her. Linda’s mother was dealing with emotional issues with her husband so both were not able to provide a safe and loving home environment. The most important thing Linda learned from her grandmother was how to weave but also how to take care of the sheep. Was told that weaving will help you whenever you’re in need of help it will provide clothing, trade for…

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    Nishat Mills Case Study

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    Abstract: Nishat Mills Limited (NML) is one of the largest textile multifaceted unit of Pakistan that is involved in the business of textile manufacturing and of spinning, combing, weaving, bleaching, dyeing, printing, stitching, buying, selling and otherwise dealing in yarn, linen, cloth and other goods and fabrics made from raw cotton, synthetic fiber and cloth, and to generate, accumulate, distribute and supply electricity. The market for clothing, home textile and accessories has always been…

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    Survival Uses for Cheesecloth Cheesecloth is available in a number of grades ranging from open to extra-fine weave. Grades are distinguished by the number of threads per inch in each direction. The grades range from #10 to #90 with 10 being the loose grade and 90 being a tight weave. The # 10 grade, for example, has 20 vertical and 12 horizontal threads per inch, while, #90 has 44 vertical and 36 horizontal threads per inch. The other grades fall somewhere in between. The uses are only limited…

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    Interview Skills Analysis

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    An important skill for every person to have is having good interview skills as a bad interview results in no job. Most young people dislike the whole interview process or don’t have the experience which can lead to the interview going wrong. Many schools and colleges help with this by offering mock interviews, tips and advice to help with this and give students the change to earn interview experience for the real thing. The work based learning module is basically a placement I had to acquire…

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    Language is a tool we use to create the life we desire. Living in the United States means having to speak English. Glenn Davis, in Speaking English Right, says “English speakers in the United States earn more money than non-English speakers.” As in today companies are looking for people with good social security numbers and as we know most Mexicans that weren’t born in the United States don’t have social security numbers. My aunt was born in Mexico in a small town call Ixcatiopan. Coming to …

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