The Goats of Hope project provides children who are HIV/ AIDS infected or affected with a goat, thereby empowering them and helping them build up a life for themselves
The grim month of April is here once again. Nineteen years ago the world stood by and watched the unthinkable become reality. Are we willing to force change?
As I watched my sons being born, I knew our generation must be a generation to take on the responsibility of fatherhood. We need to care about women giving birth to the next generation. We need to be involved with our children from the moment they take their first breath.
Don't assume you know what customers want. You need to genuinely ask them. Better yet, you need to engage in a real dialogue, observe daily behaviors, and design an open-minded, joint discovery process.
Informal sectors jobs would be instrumental in providing opportunities for growing young population in Africa. That's why, Devarajan said, countries should understand that "informal is normal."
Discontent and violence is everywhere in Congo, but the narrative is extremely complicated, the demands and the names of militias require spreadsheets to understand, and no reporters want to venture deep into rebel territories to investigate the unrest.
World Water Day is March 22 -- the perfect time for us westerners to raise our chilled, thirst-quenching glass of it (or our refreshing cup of tea) to the almost one billion people around the world without access to clean drinking water.
At the end of the news article about the new treatment discovery for HIV/AIDS, I expected to find uplifting comments about the doctor's success, and the possibility of saving children's' lives in the future. Instead, I found complaints.
Ellen Chademana was in the worst place you could be in her home country of Zimbabwe: the Harare Central Remand Prison. The rotting jail was dark and overcrowded, with no toilets or running water. Her offense? Her work with Gays and Lesbians of Zimbabwe (GALZ).
I salute the memory of Martin Luther King, Jr. for his visionary contribution to American society, and all the visionaries around the world. We all have a dream: to make the world a better place. We don't have to do it alone.
There are lots of reasons why China invests in authoritarian regimes. And if any of the world's toughest dictators passes away in 2013, we may be able to see how much China's financial investments pay off in political influence.
We are small and the world is great. But by keeping faith with our love, with our compatriots in the struggle and with fundamental principles of equality, freedom and justice, we have changed many hearts and proven that, in the words of the late Frank Kameny, "The tide of history is with us."
While not everyone is granted the same livelihoods at birth, we do know one well-acknowledged solution to help break the vicious cycle of poverty -- through quality, accessible education.
Ms. Kadaga is wielding the power of the axe. She is stirring this debate intentionally. And she could end it. But does the advancement of Uganda's anti-homosexuality bill or its implementation constitute genocide or a crime against humanity? A strong case can be made that it does.
Sseko Designs is a sandal company whose products are produced in Uganda. Liz founded Sseko as a way to empower high-potential, talented, young Ugandan women to generate income so they could afford higher education.