A Portrait of Empowerment

Knowledge is the food of the soul.  – Plato As September 8th was International Literacy Day, I was reminded of a trip I took to a remote village in Bangladesh a few years ago. I had gone to visit a successful Women’s Empowerment Program (WEP) that was implemented by the organization I worked for at… Read More

World Food Day

Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it. –Helen Keller Tomorrow, October 16th, is World Food Day. Since 1981, this day has been celebrated around the world in honor of the date of the founding of the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations. It provides… Read More