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.
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.
The Climate is Changing. Food and Agriculture Must Too A World Food Day Event FRIDAY, OCT 14 – 5:30 – 9:00 PM Doors @ 5:30 PM, Potluck @ 6:00 PM (Bring a dish to share!) REGINA, St. Paul’s Anglican Cathedral, 1861 McIntyre St. FREE: Please … Continue reading.
By Kaytlyn Criddle While there is no question that many development initiatives have overlooked and even threatened indigenous peoples and cultures, I am optimistic in the capacity for development to be inclusive of indigenous knowledge, skills, and perspectives. This is because I have witnessed such … Continue reading.