We’ll talk with Wauconda couple, Steve and Paulie Kutschat. They have a deep love for books. After a trip to Africa, the Kutschat’s founded Bookfriends International, a nonprofit providing educational resources to secondary school-age children in Africa. Bookfriends gives the children text books, library books and reference materials that are in desperately short supply in their local villages.
Jerome catches up with Sandeep Ahuja & Dr. Shelly Batra, founders of Operation Asha. The organization works to eradicate tuberculosis. They began in India, but are now successfully expanding to Cambodia and Vietnam.
It's Thursday! That means it's time for our Global Activism segment. Each Thursday, we talk with a person who decided to make the world a better place.Today, we catch up with one of our Global Activists, Maribeth Joy, executive director of CircEsteem.
It’s time for our Global Activism series. Each Thursday, we hear about a person who’s decided to work to make the world a better place.And former high school teacher, Elizabeth Powley, believes that “every child has the right to learn.”
On today's Global Activism segment, photojournalist Paola Gianturco discusses the new, international activist grandmother movement she documents in her photographic book, Grandmother Power: A Global Phenomenon.
“The Expo is an opportunity for people to see their community and their world as a caring, thoughtful, and generous place,” says emcee Jerome McDonnell. “Join us as we make a difference with our love, respect, and compassion.”
Thursday on Worldview: Dr. Zaher Salhoul talks about his group’s efforts to treat the wounded inside Syria and in the refugee camps in Turkey and Jordan; the Rainforest Rescue Coalition describes their mission to conserve and protect rainforest land around the world.