Crossroads International is an international development organization that is reducing poverty and increasing women’s rights around the world. Crossroads is working with local partners in 28 projects, within eight countries and is supported by hundreds of volunteers each year. Crossroads leverages expertise and resources, North and South, required to help people overcome poverty and assert their human rights. They are currently working in Bolivia, Ghana, Mali, Niger, Senegal, Swaziland, Togo and Zimbabwe.
"We so often feel powerless to do anything about the many problems in the world around us. We are so often left to wonder whether one person can possibly make a difference. Mother Teresa said yes we can. Her life was resounding proof that it is possible."
More than 20 million people in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen are at risk of starvation as a result of severe drought conditions or intensifying conflict. In order … Continue reading.
Registration opens June 1st for the 8th Annual Generating Momentum Youth Leadership Training Camp, Aug 24-27, 2017 at Camp Easter Seal, Manitou Beach, SK. Generating Momentum is a 4-day, retreat-style summer leadership … Continue reading.
When I was in elementary school, my family and I had a morning ritual. Waking up later than we should have, Mom frantically congregated me and my sister in her car, drove us to the 7 Eleven, and urged us to grab change from her wallet. We would each run in and buy a Schneider’s Lunchmate and a No-Name puffe… Continue reading.
Every day between Thanksgiving (Oct 10) and the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty (Oct 17), we’re talking about a #FoodRevolution on social media. Why? ICYMI: Journey through our vision of a #FoodRevolution through this Twitter Moment If you follow SCIC’s work, you may have noticed that … Continue reading.