Last week, while reading about Boko Haram, I learned about the Muna Garage refugee camp on the eastern edge of Maiduguri, the capital of Borno State, Nigeria. Muna Garage is a camp for some 40,000 internally displaced people (IDP) displaced by the Boko Haram conflict. Wakkil Alli Matama, 60, and his family at Muna Garage … Continue reading No Safe Haven: Refugee Camps on Fire
The World Food Programme (WFP) and the World Health Organization (WHO) have both identified malnutrition as a major factor in preventing the Ugandan people from moving out of poverty and into more substantial development. According to the WFP: One in three Ugandan children suffer from stunting, a lifelong condition that results when children miss out on … Continue reading What Can a Rabbit Do?
This INVESTING IN EDUCATION series of blog posts will follow a set of charitable initiatives to help rural Ghanaian children attend and excel at school, removing some of the barriers that may keep them in a cycle of poverty. I want to extent a high level of thanks to everyone who contributed funds and time … Continue reading Investing in Education: School Uniforms