one acre fund, and some darker things

I just got through listening to two interesting radio programs on npr. I usually don't post such heavy things, but these really struck me.

Global Activism—Fighting Hunger in Kenya

Andrew Youn went to Kenya to intern as a business student. There he met families who only had 8 months of food per year and had lost children to hunger. He left inspired and founded the One Acre Fund to help Kenyan farmers improve their farming techniques and crop output. The organization helps subsistence farmers in Kenya improve their farming techniques and marketing.

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The Myth of the Ticking Time Bomb

Torture—U.S. Government’s Past and Present Complicity
McCoy's article in the October 2006 edition of The Progressive: “The Myth of the Ticking Time Bomb

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lost in the parking lot (not verified) says:

npr links por favor?

zirafa says:

yea - edited the post to provide more info and less editorial