Who says computer geeks can’t save the planet? Here’s four great websites that illustrate the potential of the internet.
1. Kiva – an incredible website that lets you lend money to entrepreneurs in the developing world.
“Kiva lets you connect with and loan money to unique small businesses in the developing world. By choosing a business on Kiva.org, you can “sponsor a business” and help the world’s working poor make great strides towards economic independence.”
3. dotherightthing.com – keeps an eye on big business.
“dotherightthing is a place online where you can get unfiltered information about the impacts of companies on people and the world and make it worth their while to “do the right thing.”
“Hugg is a new project by TreeHugger —a source for user-generated green news. What does this mean? It’s simple—how many times have you found an article, a video or a website that you’ve wanted to share with all your green friends? Well, Hugg lets you to share this stuff with everyone.”