Each towel you’ll save we’ll offer to someone in need. You’ll have taken care of a person and of the planet.

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<p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>Several years ago, I had the idea of humanising and transforming the electronic agenda so that it could help us to <strong>become more aware of how we use our time. </strong>I also wanted it to facilitate the success of the projects that matter to us..</p> <p>In 2010, I undertook developing the MeoTempo life agenda.<br /> It&rsquo;s a conscious time management app for the iPhone and iPad.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p style="text-align:center">&ldquo;<strong>Gertrude</strong>, our exquisite and beloved ostrich,<br /> is as a way to remind us that<br /> <strong>our time is precious</strong>.&rdquo;. &raquo;</p> <p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p style="text-align:center">Pay her a visit at<br /> <strong><a href="" target="_blank"></a></strong></p> <p>By the way, <em>conscious</em> time management is not only a tech thing; it requires abilities of the mind.</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>The website includes a &ldquo;<strong><a href="" target="_blank">Know-How</a></strong>&rdquo; section which complements the &ldquo;<strong><a href="" target="_blank">Product</a></strong>&rdquo; section. Proposed articles are intentionally short - out of respect for your time.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>After devoting more than eight years and a lot of cash to the project, and with the implication of quite a few folks, we are now better tooled to do what matters for us, such as bring our own little contribution to improve the planet.</p> <p>And we now have this great idea for <strong>our very first project</strong>: give a 2nd life to hotel towels!</p> <p style="text-align:center"><a href="" target="_blank"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></a></p> <p style="text-align:center"><a href="" target="_blank">To go to our web site</a></p> <p style="text-align:center">So, <strong>&ldquo;Towel4u&rdquo;</strong> means...<strong> &nbsp;let&rsquo;s not throw the towel</strong><br /> out (<em>litterally</em>) or in (<em>figuratively</em>).</p> <p><em>Litterally </em>meaning<br /> Nice and perfectly decent towels will find a second use rather than be thrown <em>out</em>. They will be given to shelters (ou &ldquo;to people in need&rdquo;).</p> <p><em>Figuratively </em>meaning<br /> This small contribution, figuratively speaking, is our way not to throw <em>in</em> the towel as regards the catastrophic environmental situation we are faced with. It&rsquo;s each small effort that counts to make our small planet clean again. And no, it&rsquo;s not too late to act!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>We contacted Hotel Manoir Victoria, in Qu&eacute;bec City, who accepted right away to keep the towels for us.</p> <p>And I contacted an old pal, Louis &mdash; who lives in Qu&eacute;bec City &mdash;, and he spontaneously and generously accepted to pick up the towels and put them on the plane.</p> <p><em>Et voil&agrave;</em>, the project was launched!</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <h2 style="text-align:center"><strong>The first delivery is expected for the beginning of 2019. The towels will be distributed to Iqaluit shelters.</strong></h2> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>We know that there is a constant need of towels in these shelters that host women who need some breathing space (there&rsquo;s a shelter for men as well).</p> <p>By the way, Iqaluit is in the Great Canadian North, close to Santa&rsquo;s.</p>

Allocation of funds

<p style="text-align:center"><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p style="text-align:center">The entire funds will be paid over to the Aranatha institute (</p> <p>There can&rsquo;t be too much funding for this project. If the target is exceeded (which we hope) there&rsquo;s a whole lot of other hotels that throw out perfectly decent towels and a whole lot of other folks that would like to offer these a 2nd life. Right now, we can handle up to $10,000 in donations.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>* * * * *</strong></p> <p>And that&rsquo;s not all. In 2016 we created the Aranatha institute, a non-profit organization with the main mission to</p> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>Promote conscious time and resource management.</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>Let&#39;s change the world</strong><br /> <strong><strong>by making better choices</strong></strong></p> <p style="text-align:center"><em>Mindfulness-based time management teaching</em><br /> <em><em>is funded by the income from MeoTempo sales.</em></em></p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p style="text-align:center">All revenues of MeoTempo sales are paid over to the Institute.</p> <p style="text-align:center"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></p> <p>This is the type of project that gets us going and in which we&rsquo;d like to help:</p> <p><img alt="" src="" width="100%" /></p> <p>MeoTempo &mdash; that app I told you about earlier &mdash; is specifically drawn to organize this kind of stuff. When you think of something you&rsquo;d like, for example, doing something for the environment, you need to organize its success&hellip; and to be able to carry it out in spite of our other commitments, in the complexity of life as it is today.</p> <p>The project account (in the MeoTempo agenda) will soon be available to the general public. You&rsquo;ll then be able to follow its every detail &hellip; and hopefully, to initiate other small actions.</p> <p>We hope you&rsquo;ll jump aboard, and that there&rsquo;ll be other communities after Iqaluit. And that other projects will blossom.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center"><strong>* * * * *</strong></p> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p>Our long-term vision is to have a site where people offer/request towels. In fact, we&rsquo;d like to launch a worldwide movement.</p> <h2 style="text-align:center"><strong>Your every act counts!</strong></h2> <p style="text-align:center">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align:center">&nbsp;</p>


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