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African youth fight poverty through education

By: Jared Knoll “I believe that this young, brave and educated generation can make change in society and make the world a better..

January 30, 2014 with 1 Comment

Making ends meet: How Ottawa’s anti-poverty resources help those in need

By: Ellen Cottee JHR Carleton In the lounge of The Ottawa Mission, a shelter and resource centre for the homeless in downtown Ottawa, four..

December 18, 2013 with 0 Comments

Digging up the future

In Hollywood “romcom” movies, you’ll sometimes see the male lead whisk away his lady in a blindfold for a surprise holiday. When..

May 9, 2013 with 0 Comments

When Household Chores become Human Rights Abuses

At eleven years old, Thema, a native of Kumasi, hopes to be a nurse when she grows up. Currently, however, she is employed wandering..

July 13, 2012 with 0 Comments

Children in Malawi run away due to lack of food

Co-written with Sibongele Zgambo from Zodiak Broadcasting Station  Its 10 p.m. in Malawi’s capital, Lilongwe, and the nighttime vultures..

May 15, 2012 with 0 Comments

Rationing Out Equality

Dakurah Rubby is from Sankana, a small rural community in the Upper West region, where many families(including her own) depend highly on..

August 23, 2010 with 1 Comment