Tag: Humanitarian

  • "Our job is to take an illiterate woman and make her into an engineer in six months," says social activist Bunker Roy, founder of the Barefoot College. Students come from villages across India and a dozen other countries.

    March 13, 2009 | Comments (26)

  • Cows, goats, worms, water wells, and sewing machines are being donated this holiday season to charitable organizations, including Heifer International, World Vision, and Oxfam. More

    December 13, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • We have a report today from one of the neediest countries on earth -- Haiti in the Caribbean. Fred de Sam Lazaro visited the city of Gonaives, with its desperate people and everywhere -- mud.

    October 31, 2008 | Comments (3)

  • On the campaign trail, both John McCain and Barack Obama have referred to America as a force for good in the world. Do Americans agree?

    October 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with University of Oklahoma professor Allen Hertzke on religion and America's role in the world.

    October 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • In an interview, Timothy Wirth, president of the United Nations Foundation, describes the role he sees religious groups playing on the world stage, especially on humanitarian issues and climate change.

    October 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Despite a divided view of America’s impact on the world, the vast majority of Americans believe the United States has a moral obligation to be engaged on the international stage, according to a new survey.

    October 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

  • Vincent Pannizzo lives in East Oakland, California. He preaches to those with nowhere else to go, although he himself is homeless. More

    August 29, 2008 | Comments (11)

  • Between tragedies such as the one in Myanmar and the disastrous worldwide rise in food prices, a question long debated by relief experts has become urgent: What's the best way for the U.S. to help the hungry?

    May 9, 2008 | Comments (2)

  • The global food crisis is escalating, as high food prices are forcing humanitarian organizations to scale back operations. At the United Nations, leaders are appealing for more than $750 million in new aid.

    May 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

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