Social Change Project:Pennies for Peace<br />BA 365Amanda KemmererAngela Van StranderMatthew Vital<br />
Overview<br />Statement of Intent<br />About the program<br />Greg Mortensen<br />Connection with Ethical Theories/Concept...
Team Statement of Intent<br />	Our objective is to get the involvement of Wilkes University students, faculty, and staff t...
About the Program<br />Non-profit organization of the Central Asia Institute (CAI)<br />Service-learning program<br />Greg...
Greg Mortensen<br />Co-founder & executive director (CAI)<br />Co-author of the #1 NY Times Best-seller<br />Three Cups of...
Connection with Ethical Theories/Concepts<br />Utilitarianism<br />Maximizing the overall good or the greatest number<br /...
Greg Mortenson: 2 Missions:<br />To help children in Pakistan and Afghanistan to have access to educate where it has never...
Social & Ethical Importance<br />Broaden cultural horizons in philanthropy<br />Educating<br />Positive impact on a global...
Social & Ethical Analysis<br />Positive impact on the value of a penny<br />Promotion in emerging education<br />Worth-whi...
Modified Thinking in Business<br />General kindness<br />Lifelong knowledge-learning<br />Motivation<br />Leadership<br />...
Assessment:Degree of Success/Failure<br />Success<br />Local to global impact<br />Empowerment and humanity<br />
References<br />Pennies for Peace. (2009) Retrieved Apr 14, 2010, from<br />http://www.penniesforpeace.org/<br />
…Questions?…Donations?<br />Contact Info:<br />Pennies for Peacec/o Central Asia InstitutePO Box 7209Bozeman, MT 59771<br ...
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BA 365 Social Change Project, Team 8

  1. 1. Social Change Project:Pennies for Peace<br />BA 365Amanda KemmererAngela Van StranderMatthew Vital<br />
  2. 2. Overview<br />Statement of Intent<br />About the program<br />Greg Mortensen<br />Connection with Ethical Theories/Concepts<br />Social & Ethical Importance & Analysis<br />Modified Thinking in Business<br />Assessment: Degree of Success/Failure<br />
  3. 3. Team Statement of Intent<br /> Our objective is to get the involvement of Wilkes University students, faculty, and staff to aid in contribution and collection of penny donations in support for the non-profit organization, Pennies for Peace. Rather than limiting donations from ourselves, we felt appropriate that the campus community’s impact will truly make a difference. This act of kindness and community service will ultimately help children in the Middle East to have an opportunity to experience an education and strengthen literacy.<br />
  4. 4. About the Program<br />Non-profit organization of the Central Asia Institute (CAI)<br />Service-learning program<br />Greg Mortenson: 2 Missions (next slide)<br />CIA focus<br />130 schools built to over 51,000 students<br />
  5. 5. Greg Mortensen<br />Co-founder & executive director (CAI)<br />Co-author of the #1 NY Times Best-seller<br />Three Cups of Tea: One Man’s Mission to Promote Peace…One School At A Time.<br />Pennies for Peace Beginnings: With help from his mother (principal) & students<br />from Westside Elementary School in River Fall, WI.<br />
  6. 6. Connection with Ethical Theories/Concepts<br />Utilitarianism<br />Maximizing the overall good or the greatest number<br />Virtue Ethics<br />“Good person”<br />Deontological Ethics<br />Providing benefits and knowledge<br />
  7. 7. Greg Mortenson: 2 Missions:<br />To help children in Pakistan and Afghanistan to have access to educate where it has never existed before<br />To broaden and enrich education where it existed in the developed world so that student’s can have an opportunity to be more educated on global citizenship. <br />
  8. 8. Social & Ethical Importance<br />Broaden cultural horizons in philanthropy<br />Educating<br />Positive impact on a global scale<br />Sharing & working as a whole<br />
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  10. 10. Social & Ethical Analysis<br />Positive impact on the value of a penny<br />Promotion in emerging education<br />Worth-while experience to undertake<br />
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  13. 13. Modified Thinking in Business<br />General kindness<br />Lifelong knowledge-learning<br />Motivation<br />Leadership<br />Ethical<br />
  14. 14. Assessment:Degree of Success/Failure<br />Success<br />Local to global impact<br />Empowerment and humanity<br />
  15. 15. References<br />Pennies for Peace. (2009) Retrieved Apr 14, 2010, from<br />http://www.penniesforpeace.org/<br />
  16. 16. …Questions?…Donations?<br />Contact Info:<br />Pennies for Peacec/o Central Asia InstitutePO Box 7209Bozeman, MT 59771<br />Toll Free: 877.585.7841Phone: 406.585.7841Fax: 406.585.5302Email: info@penniesforpeace.org<br />http://www.penniesforpeace.org/<br />

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