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A Saint in Siloe

A light has gone out in Haiti. In 2012, World Connect began working with the Center for the Arts in Siloe, a tent community in Port-au-Prince established after the 2010 earthquake and populated mostly by people who had lost their homes. Life in Siloe is grinding and difficult, and like many in Haiti its residents … More

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Putting Faces to the Projects: Outstanding Persons Series

Yacine was pregnant with her first child, but that did not stop her from cleaning up the city of Tambacounda and turning trash into something useful. In this Eastern Senegalese city, trash was everywhere. Plastic bags and wrappers littered the streets. Trash to Treasury, a women-led initiative, was set up

Our Commitment to Rwanda

Our Commitment to Rwanda

Emily and Sarah Nuss, co-founders of “Kids Connect” and members of World Connect’s Youth Advisory Board, spent Summer 2012 in Rwanda, volunteering with an organization called” Spark MicroGrants. This blog is a conversation between Emily (currently in her third year at Middlebury College in Middlebury, VT), Sarah (currently in her first year at Duke University … More