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.
Blair Brettschneider, founder of GirlForward, has been quite busy since first being featured on our Global Activism series. She’s expanded her work helping refugee girls find new lives in America from just one girl from Tanzania, to scores around the world. She was also featured as a “CNN Hero.
Officials with a Chicago zoo say they've vaccinated a million dogs in Tanzania as part of a project to eliminate rabies and save endangered carnivores in the Serengeti National Park.The Lincoln Park Zoo says its project began in 2003 and the zoo's Serengeti Health Initiative team has worked in villa
It’s Thursday and time for our Global Activism segment. Each Thursday, we hear about someone who’s decided to make the world a better place.In 2010, Terry Mulligan taught in the Mailisita community in Moshi, Tanzania.
If an accidental explosion killed nearly 1,400 people anywhere else in the world, it would be front-page international news. But when a munitions depot exploded earlier this month in Turkmenistan, the news barely made it past a few blogs. The repressive government claims only 15 to 20 people died.