Beacher studies human rights on-site

One day last fall, Mariah Campbell was on a bus back to her homestay in Accra, Ghana, when a preacher got on and started singing. Riding a ‘trotro,’ the 15-seat vans or minivans that are the most popular type of mass transit in the Ghanaian capital, Campbell says you can get pretty close to your […]

Students raise funds walking for water

Three students from Monarch Park Collegiate are hoping to raise enough money for the Free The Children organization to build a well in Kenya. The catch? All three will be camping for three days, and will carry all of the water they need for the weekend a distance of five kilometres, every time they need […]

Local residents make huge impact in Africa

When you double up on charisma, on goodness, and on a willingness to make a change, you get something like Amy and Kristy Hawke – identical twins making a huge impact in two small villages in Kenya. Their journey started in 2006, when the energetic sisters backpacked through 13 countries in Africa. Their unintended long […]