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The Real Wealth of Nations by Riane Eisler

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CHAPTER 9

Who We are and Where We Are

Image Ryan Hreljac was six years old when his first-grade teacher in

North Grenville, Canada, told his class that children in Africa were getting sick and dying because they had no clean water. Ryan decided to start raising money to help. He did extra household chores to earn his first $70, and then enlisted others to raise the $2,000 needed so that in 1999 a water well could be drilled near the Angolo School in Northern Uganda. Since then, with the support of nonprofit organizations such as WaterCan and Free the ...

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