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How Moving to the West Bank Brought Me Closer to My Parents

Donna Stefano | Posted 07.14.2013 | Parents
Donna Stefano

As a parent myself, living overseas so far away from my family, it has been important to me to find creative ways to maintain this intergenerational tie between my own son and his grandparents.

The Future President of Palestine

David Weiss | Posted 10.13.2012 | World
David Weiss

Even people who may seem too young to understand the issues affecting their country today are doing their part and working toward a more peaceful and prosperous future for the Palestinian people.

Georgia Sheds Its Soviet Past for a New Generation

David Weiss | Posted 09.02.2012 | Impact
David Weiss

Georgia's efforts to better the lives of its children are to be applauded. For in a region of the world scarred by its past, Georgia's actions on behalf of its most vulnerable citizens have ensured a better, more stable and brighter future.

Peace Corps - 50 Years of Service and Legacy

David Weiss | Posted 11.15.2011 | Impact
David Weiss

As the Peace Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary, its approach to development and its work around the world remain more relevant than ever.

Finding And Serving The Most Vulnerable Of All

David Weiss | Posted 08.16.2011 | Impact
David Weiss

Even among vulnerable communities one can find groups that seem to be the most vulnerable of all.

The Surprise New Consumers: Corporate Social Responsibility in a Changing World

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Weiss

When it comes to the developing world specifically, there is a very pressing reason for corporations to invest in corporate social responsibility: they simply have to.

No Community Left Behind? HIV and AIDS in Latin America

David Weiss | Posted 06.13.2011 | World
David Weiss

Despite the great strides many countries have made, inequalities are still evident across the region. Nowhere is this more evident than in access to health care.

Meet Christine Tour: The Future of Liberia

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
David Weiss

She opened a shop in 2008 and started her new beauty school in 2009. By the end of this year, she will have trained 70 women in Liberia.

Rwanda: Healing the Scars of Genocide

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Weiss

As you pass through the country, it is hard to imagine that these same streets in this country the size of Hawaii were the scene of one of the worst human slaughters of the late 20th century.

Egypt, Lebanon and the Humanitarian Impact of Political Turmoil

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Weiss

We will watch Egypt in the hope that it will lead to genuine democracy. But we cannot forget the existing humanitarian crises that are so often created alongside political change.

A New Challenge for a New Country: Southern Sudan and Returnee Communities

David Weiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David Weiss

The most high profile event in Africa is taking place just several hundred miles north of me, in southern Sudan, where the world's one hundred and ninety third country looks likely soon to be created.

Turning Shelters into Homes in Haiti

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

Hey, the folks at CHF International get real stuff done, working with the people they help. They've built over 4600 earthquake and storm resistant sh...

Supporting small business in the West Bank via CHF International microfinance

Craig Newmark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Craig Newmark

You know I support small business in the West Bank through Kiva and CHF International, encouraged by the Israeli, Palestinian, and US governments. Wel...