Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Hole: Places Where People Call Home

There are some places in the world that simply shouldn’t exist because people’s basic human rights are neglected. On the surface one such place exists in the heart of Santiago, Dominican Republic. The slum is named ‘The Hole’ and it is where hundreds of families call home. ‘The Hole’ is Santiago’s city trash dump where […]

Economic growth and cacao production

Like most countries, businesses run entirely by women is rare. There is an amazing small group of women who run their own cacao cooperative in a industry dominated by men. These women have shown that a small, community-based business can successfully help their own families and their surrounding community through public initiatives. This is one […]