NGO Spotlight: Kickstart International

Have you traveled to Africa? When we hear this word, most of us think of the elephants and the giraffes of the savannah, the peaks of Kilimanjaro, or the beaches of Cote d’Ivoire. These amazing sights make it easy to lose track of the small-scale farmers that make up 80% of those living in poverty. These families often find that hard work is not enough to combat low rainfall and water shortages. How do you make use of the water you have? And how do you create sustainability? Kickstart International brings irrigation tools and techniques to sub-saharan Africa to rejuvenate these … Continue reading NGO Spotlight: Kickstart International

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Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation Via: New York Times

This is a pressing issue.  Venezuelans are starving and resorting to food theft in order to survive.  New York Times writer Nicholas Casey explains the situation with quotes and information about individual Venezuelans and their struggle. By Nicholas Casey  CUMANÁ, Venezuela, … Continue reading Venezuelans Ransack Stores as Hunger Grips the Nation Via: New York Times