Monthly Archives: July 2011

Pass the buck. Action Kivu on Philanthroper.com – log on to donate a dollar!

Do you philanthrop?  (Philanthropize?  I’m always attempting to coin new verbs.)  Philanthroper.com is sort of like those daily deal sites, but instead, they give you the option to do good, one dollar a day, if you choose.  And today, Friday, July 22nd, they’re featuring Action Kivu! “Passing the buck” is generally not a flattering phrase,

Peace Market Prayers: Time for Hope

“I cannot wait to see this market construction complete. I have been selling clothes for about 4 years here. Every time when it rains, we have no place for shelter. During the dry season, the sun causes a serious problem. When it rains my goods are wet and nobody buys. My friend lost a basin

Tangible Dreams: Mumosho Peace Market is Open for Business!

The first thing we discovered when we met Amani was that he’s a man of many dreams with one overarching vision, to give hope and a future to the women and children of his community in eastern Congo.  Then, he told us of a place that he envisioned as a “Peace Market,” a safe, communal