#512 — Confronting AIDS in Africa

Orga, the first woman under anti-retrovial treatment at NTASEKA Clinic with her (HIV negative) daughter. “I was almost dead, but God has used FWA to give me back life.”      This Report from Kenya explains what is needed to deal with HIV/AIDS in Africa. It is commonly assumed that the introduction of free (to the patient) anti-retroviral (ARVs) drugs is READ MORE

#510 — Such a Time of It They Had

They [the health workers covered in the book] all knew what was obvious: that the practice of medicine extends beyond the body, that disease cannot be addressed in silo, apart from the environment and its people. They are all looking beyond the body for the causes of the disease and beyond the pharmacy for the solutions. And many of the READ MORE

#509 — HROC with South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

HROC participants during a workshop. TRAUMA HEALING TRAINING WITH SOUTH SUDANESE URBAN REFUGEES AND HOST COMMINITY IN NORTHERN UGANDA. By Emmanuel Ocayotoo, HROC-Uganda and Peter Serete, TCSC I wanted to kill myself and my four children. Listening to others’ loss in this training, I feel like giving myself another chance. South Sudanese refugee.      Uganda is now sheltering over a READ MORE

#508 — Wastage after Harvest

Heads-up: Starting at 9:00 AM eastern time in the United States on Wednesday, July 18, Global Giving will be donating a half match for the first $240,000 donated on that day. A half match means that if you donate $100, Global Giving will match this with $50. The maximum donation to be matched per donor is $500. Since this match READ MORE

#507 — Myth on the Efforts for Small Farmers

Our grandson, Brian, at his July 4th birthday party at his nursery school. Grandniece, Trina, is on the left as her birthday is in August during school vacation. I wanted to include this picture because of the “airplane” birthday cake of the Kenyan national airlines. Napkins, juice, lollipops, and biscuits are on the table on the left. About 70 students READ MORE

#506 — Elie Nahimana

  Students from Burundi’s Police University in a small group discussion. Update on World Refugee Day matching funds for Transforming Community for Social Change’s Kakuma Refugee Camp project:  To say the least the Global Giving matching campaign was a great disappointment. The $100,000 was gone by 9:30 AM in the US. At 12:30 AM (i.e., the middle of the night) READ MORE

#505 — Kakuma Refugee Camp

Burundian/South Sudanese in one-on-one discussion with a Congolese woman talking with a South Sudanese man. This workshop occurred after ten people were killed during a conflict between the South Sudanese and the Burundian/Congolese refugees at the Kakuma Refugee Camp. Double your contribution to Kakuma Refugee Camp, Healing and Reconciliation on World Refugee Day, Wednesday, June 20. Global Giving is matching READ MORE

#504 — Support Innovations in Peacemaking — Burundi

Small group discussion during workshop: Notice the involvement of the security official in uniform during one of the community dialogues that brought various actors together to plan a peaceful way forward for Burundi. Be one of the 40 donors needed to raise $5,000 for Innovations in Peacemaking – Burundi (IPB) to become a partner in Global Giving’s crowdfunding organization. To READ MORE