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.