Ghana chef serves free stew as more struggle to afford food

By By Cooper Inveen and Francis Kokoroko — ACCRA, June 15 (Reuters) – Storm clouds circled a large zinc shed outside Ghana’s capital Accra where market porters sat on overturned metal bowls, disheartened by the lack of business as the encroaching rain deterred shoppers from nearby stalls. Then a rumbling sound broke the stillness as gourmet chef Elijah …

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IN EXILE, BUT UNDAUNTED

By Josh Idaszak — Before last summer, human rights activist Pashtana Durrani lived in Kandahar, working as executive director of LEARN Afghanistan, a nonprofit she founded in 2018 to expand educational opportunities in the country. At the same time, the then 23-year-old was pursuing a degree in political science at American University Afghanistan. All that …

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ADOLESCENT SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH & RIGHTS CURRICULUM

Aspen Institute New Voices Fellows developed a toolkit to equip trusted partners such as teachers, religious leaders and youth advocates with better knowledge and teaching techniques. The toolkit follows a rights-based approach to sexual health, and is designed for use in settings with limited internet access or low literacy levels.

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New Voices Senior Fellow Receives 2021 HBS Alumni Achievement Award

Congratulations to New Voices Senior Fellow Ndidi Nwuneli for receiving Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Award! As HBS’s highest honor, this award recognizes distinguished graduates who have contributed significantly to their communities while upholding the highest standards and values in all they do. As a Senior Fellow, not only has Ndidi authored a book on …

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The Sheer Joy of Caring for Orphans, Needy Children

BY: Lilys Njeru – Roseline Orwa, 46, is a childless widow and the founder of Rona Widows and Orphans Centre in Bondo, Siaya County. She lives with 27 children. If you asked Roseline to sum up her life into a song, she would have Eunice Ogoma’s song “Nyasaye Marahuma” on replay. “It’s a Dholuo song …

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