Ignorance Project

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Do you have 20 min to watch this video, well, 19 minutes to be exact?  What about 10 minutes?  You can start the video at roughly minute 9 to catch the point.   Hans Rosling is the founder of the … Continued

Artist Feature: Freddy Tsimba

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The art culture in Kinshasa is vibrant.  Artists capture the struggles of life in the Congo through many different means.  One such artist is Freddy Tsimba, born in DRC in 1967, creates sculptures that show some of the tragic consequences … Continued

Women of Hope

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Can I tell you about an organization that I find crazy inspiring?  It is called SHONA.  They sell handmade bags in Goma, DRC.  Now there are a lot of companies/organizations throughout the world that make handmade bags.  I love seeing … Continued

Lush in Congo

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  Lush Cosmetics is in Congo.  Well the store isn’t really in Congo, they are now buying their cocoa products from farmers in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It all started with Baraka Kasali, who studied and lived in the … Continued

Coffee in Congo

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“Coffee, coffee, coffee, coffee!” Anyone else feel the need to order coffee the way Lorelai Gilmore orders her coffee?  The desire is so great and overwhelming that coffee is the only thought occupying your mind.  We may not all live … Continued