For Global Activism, we talk with Ann Avery. She and her husband founded Worldview Education and Care after they witnessed the plight of young people in the Meru district of northern Tanzania. Among many services, the group helps Tanzanians through providing scholarships for child and adult education, including living expenses and medical care as well as supporting an orphanage. We also talk with group supporter, Susie Rheault.
The bodies of three Israeli teenagers that went missing in the West Bank were found Monday in a Palestinian town. The Israeli government has launched a series of airstrikes in response. We'll talk with Alex Goldman-Shayman, the Israeli Deputy Consul General to the Midwest.
Dana deGrazia was so inspired by the work of her sister and Global Activist, Aliya deGrazia (Small Planet, Big Plans), that she started her own Sex Ed NGO, “Afreaka." The organization came from two pivotal experiences in Dana’s life: her less than adequate experience with sex education in junior high school; and her time as a student in Kenya, where she was “shocked” from “the lack of factual information in all areas of sex education.”
"Harambee" is a Kiswahili term that means "all pull together." When Kathleen Harrison gave her non-profit organization the name Project Harambee, she was hoping to pull a lot together in many little ways.
Worldview takes a look at the recent death of Nazi war crimes suspect Laszlo Csatary and ways of keeping the Holocaust legacy alive. Last week, Greek prime minister Antonis Samaras met with President Obama to discuss economic growth for Greece. We discuss the state of women's rugby in Kenya.