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8/11 Activist Update

Update: US State Department tampered with Human Trafficking Report, Activists Under Attack, and Sudan Accused of War Crimes.

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In Response to Helen Zille’s “The Real Story Behind the Lwandle Evictions,” and her “Law of the Jungle” Comments.

At least in the jungle communities can live without fear of such crimes, and not have to wonder whether or not their own government will play politics with what remains of their lives.

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Ukrainian Revolt, Gay Rights in Uganda, and Counterterrorism in this week’s Activist Update

Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych has fled the country, protesters are bloodied and dead, Outcry over Uganda’s latest Anti-Gay bill, A mix of al Qaeda, local insurgents, and organized criminals, require counterterrorist reactions according to 18 Western and African nations.

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The Power of Microfinancing

“Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.” I like this adage because it is totally wrong.

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Invisible Children: Trying to End a 27 Year Long War

Children are being kidnapped straight from their homes, but what happens once they are in the army? Girls are forced into violent sex slavery, boys are forced to carry guns and become child soldiers and if anyone makes a struggle in any action they’re ordered to do, they are beaten on the spot and possibly shot by another child soldier.

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Human Rights: Past, Present, and Future

As things stand, substantial strides have been made regarding the formation, enumeration, and recognition of human rights, but there are myriad obstacles inhibiting the international community from protecting these rights.

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Your True Purchasing Power – Part Two – Behind Every Product is a Story

Ever think about where our food, clothes, and all other products come from and how they are produced? While this thought may occur when we purchase everyday products, we sometimes just buy a certain product because it’s convenient or, for…

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Kenyan Service Trip Wrap Up

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From Nairobi to Meru in Photos

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Kenyan Education Service Trip

You may already be familiar with our Kenyan Education Initiative, the fundraiser in which our fans (that’s you) raised over $3,000 in order to fund the education of poor children in Meru Kenya. If you are not, we strongly urge…

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