For this week's Global Activism, Mary McLaughlin explains the various benefits of breadfruit trees and introduces us to her organization, the Trees that Feed Foundation. Mary's on a mission to improve food security and help the environment by making the tree more available in Jamaica, Haiti, Costa Rica and Ghana.
Bright Hope International helps faith communities provide aid and assistance to the extreme poor in some of the world’s most devastated countries. The group works in areas such as crisis response, orphan relief, and recently started a program to rescue girls from the sex trade in northern India. We’ll talk with Bright Hope's CEO and president, C.H. Dyer.
According to a new report by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism, the CIA’s drone campaign targeting suspected militants in Pakistan has killed dozens of civilians who went to rescue victims or as they attended funerals.
It’s been two years since a devastating earthquake struck Haiti, killing at least 300,000 and displacing 1.5 million. Progress to rebuild has been slow. Haitian economist Ludovic Comeau helps us take stock of the reconstruction and rebuilding efforts of the past two years.