Over the past decade, rising rates of violent crime, especially homicide, have turned the Central American northern triangle - Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador - into one of the worlds' most insecure regions. Sources estimate that an average of 19 people per day are murdered in Guatemala, 16 in El Salvador, and 15 in Honduras.
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CULTURE & ARTS
There is much discussion in nonprofit-land these days about how we measure impact. To that end, how do we leverage the success metric of Sing for Hope Pianos placed in "at-risk" neighborhoods? Over 99% of these beautiful artist-designed pianos emerge not only un-vandalized, but having uplifted spirits on a broad scale.
Games For Change facilitates the creation and distribution of social impact games that serve as critical tools in humanitarian and educational efforts. G4C President Susanna Pollack and developer Greg Trefry discuss what it's like to engage and entertain gamers without the use of robots, cops or aliens.