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Entries by Craig and Marc Kielburger from 08/2011

Why Do We Ignore Those With Disabilities?

| Posted 08.03.2011 | Canada

In our work abroad, we've seen the incredible challenges that those with disabilities face in developing countries. Many children with learning and physical disabilities face corporal punishment in a school that sees kids with disabilities as people who simply don't work hard enough.

East Africa Needs Infrastructure to Fight Famine

| Posted 08.08.2011 | Canada

Catastrophe sparks attention and piques donor interest. We must help now; every aid agency is grateful for the urgent assistance. But too often after the travelling media circus packs up, donor dollars dry up and nonprofits don't have the means to build sustainable infrastructure.

Education Helps the Garden Grow When Rains Don't Fall

| Posted 08.20.2011 | Canada

David Arap Kilel nearly stumbles up the hill of his slanted farm in pinstripe pants tucked into knee-high gum boots, wet despite the neighbouring dry fields. "I'm the first home in my community with irrigation!" he shouts breathlessly, waving calloused hands.