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  • Hannah Wasserman

No, but cream really can help save the world

Gabrielle Lipton

There are few things in this world greater than ice cream. Honestly. And couple it with a mission to help empower, employ and inspire women affected by the Rwandan genocide, and it wins. 100% wins. In 2010, Brooklyn's Blue Marble Ice Cream Shop opened a sister store in Rwanda, not as a charity case, but as a sustainable business venture for positive change (prior to, few Rwandans had ever even heard of ice cream). Recently-released documentary "Sweet Dreams" tells the story in full.

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  • Hannah Wasserman

    Ah! This is so cool. What a great way for a company to have a social component. I think it means a lot that they are not just giving money away, but really creating livelihoods.