Dear 43 Things Users,

10 years after introducing 43 Things to the world, we have decided we have met our last goal: completing the incredible experience that has been 43 Things. Please join us in giving one last cheer to all the folks who have shared their goals with the world, as well as all the people who have worked at The Robot Co-op to build this incredible website. We won a Webby Award, published a book, and brought happiness to a lot of people.

Starting today, 43 Things users can export their goals and entries from the site. Starting August 15, we will make the site “read only”. 43 Things users will still be able to view the site and export their content, but we won’t be taking any new content from users. We hope to leave the site up for folks to see and download their content until the end of the year. Ending on New Year’s Eve takes us full circle.

It has been a long ride (one of our original goals was to "build a company that lasts at least 2 years” - we beat that one!) While we wish the site could live on, it has suffered from a number of challenges - changes in how people use the site, the advertising industry, and how search engines view the site. We wish the outcome was different – but we’ve always been realistic about when our goals are met and when they aren't.

As of today, you will be able to download your goals and entries. See more about that on the FAQ page. Thanks for 10 great years of goal-setting and achieving.

- The Robots.

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Holly three things done in the last month -- yay me!

make 43 kiva loans (read all 21 entries…)
Loan 20 -- Join me with a free $25 loan!

I just made a loan to a borrower in La Paz / El Alto, Bolivia. Join me on Kiva today, and you can make a $25 loan for free! Redeem your loan while they last!

http://www.kiva.org/invitedby/holly5095/for/4467954

The “Esperanza 2006” (Hope 2006) communal bank will start the 15th cycle in Pro Mujer as part of the Los Andes Focal Center. It has 12 members led by a governing board headed by Inés, the President. The members of the communal bank are in a variety of businesses among which we have: construction worker, ‘salchipapas’ [fried potatoes with fried sausages] stand, clothes sales, grocery sales, seedlings sales, plastics sales, photocopying services, neighborhood store, furniture sales, glove sales, minibus attendant and shoe sales.



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