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.
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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'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.
As the Peace Corps celebrates its 50th anniversary, its approach to development and its work around the world remain more relevant than ever.
Even among vulnerable communities one can find groups that seem to be the most vulnerable of all.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
You know I support small business in the West Bank through Kiva and CHF International, encouraged by the Israeli, Palestinian, and US governments.
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