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David Oyelowo and Rosamund Pike Co-Star in True Tale of Forbidden Love

Upon the untimely death of his father, Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) was crowned the King of Bechuanaland at the tender age of 4. But his Uncle Tshekedi (Vusi Kunene) assumed the reins of power until the heir apparent could complete his education. While studying law in Great Britain, Seretse fell in love at first sight with Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike), a lowly clerk at Lloyd\’s of London. Their whirlwind romance ignited an international firestorm of controversy because of their color, not their class, differences.

Gifts That Give Back to Others

When it comes to the holidays and the long, long list of places to shop, things to buy, etc., it’s nice to know that

Spotlight on Africa

As the year winds down and comes to a close, it is Africa that is receiving some headlines that call for many

Africa May Become the Next China

Traditionally, Africans remained offline and uninvolved in the digital world

Why Are 3.5 Million Children Dying Every Year from Severe Acute Malnutrition?

    Global hunger affects 1 billion people each year. Severe Acute Malnutrition, known as the “immediate killer”, will very likely take the lives of 19 million children this year. In 2013, at least 3.5 million children died from malnourishment. That is an average of over 9,500 deaths a day—400 an hour. It’s the equivalent […]

Learning The Meaning of Giving

  By Whitney Leets   Horrific statistics—we hear them every day. It’s not every day when you can be a force against one of the worst global statistics in existence. Nearly 20 million children around the world suffer from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), and it contributes to the death of more than 3.5 million children […]

"How Locally Made RUTFs Are Saving an Entire Country"

    If you found out that every day this year, 11,551 children died as a result of Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM), would you be shocked to tears?  If you found out that this horrific problem had a solution would you do everything within your power to bring that solution to reality? That’s exactly what […]

Tears of Sadness, Tears of Joy (Haley’s Story)

    “For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you a hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11   I’m a 25 year-old, single young woman boarding a plane to live in Africa for a year by myself. Am […]

CHILDREN EAT LAST AMIDST FAMINE

      “Tlala e lala tlas’a sesiu”— “Famine sleeps under the basket used for grain.” The people of Malawi, Africa know famine, poverty, and death, all too well. The years 2002, 2005, 2007, 2012 and 2013 have all brought life-ending food shortages to the region. Life expectancy is only 50 years and over half the […]

FIVE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA HUMANITARIANS SAVE 1,200 LIVES

    Non-Profit Organization Fights Severe Acute Malnutrition in Malawi, Africa     A five-person, non-profit organization based in Laguna Niguel, Calif., saved the lives of 1,200 children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition in Malawi, Africa … in just 17 months. After five years of working alongside a number of global humanitarian organizations in Malawi, […]