Street Fraternity group picture

What a real immigrant and refugee brotherhood looks like

Many times people are stripped down to nothing. Their homes, their jobs, their family, even their entire towns get wiped out from under them. This is what happens to people when they have to endure the painful side-effects of war, ethnic conflict or environmental destruction in the world. They have to deal with the nothingness…

Group of women farmers growing their cooperative with the consultation of African Development promise.

Rwanda’s booming agricultural cooperative culture (with audio story)

Twenty years after the well-known 1994 genocide, Rwanda is looking like a reformed country – one built on pre-colonial ideals of strong governmental accountability, social justice and grassroots organization. There are now more than 6,000 registered social or industrial cooperatives in Rwanda, many of which are in agriculture, according to the Rwandan Cooperative Agency, the…