Social Good

Jessica Bueler Organizes Community Effort to Welcome Refugees to St. Louis

Jessica Bueler Organizes Community Effort to Welcome Refugees to St. Louis

On November 1, 2016, four Syrian refugees were beaten outside of their home in the north side of St. Louis. The boys, who ranged from 13-15 years of age, were punched and kicked by a group of unknown suspects. Jessica Bueler, a St. Louis business […]

Jeff Seale: An Anti-Poverty Activist Working in Sustainable Agriculture

Jeff Seale: An Anti-Poverty Activist Working in Sustainable Agriculture

Jeff Seale discovered the ONE Campaign like so many of us did–by clicking on something that caught his attention on Facebook. His interest in poverty dates back to the Ethiopian famine of 1984, though at that time, he didn’t know how to get involved. He […]

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust

Niranjana Public Welfare Trust works in a small village just outside of Bodhgaya, Bihar. The Trust works in many different capacities: they have a school, a healthcare clinic, an orphanage, and they help provide resources for farmers in the community. The school is just a […]

Vacha Trust: An Girls’ Empowerment Organization Working in Mumbai

Vacha Trust: An Girls’ Empowerment Organization Working in Mumbai

Vacha Trust is an organization in Mumbai, India that works to empower girls living the in nearby slum communities. The organization began as a resource center, but now offers training for girls so that they can be active citizens in their community. They teach leadership, […]

Ankita Isor: From Mumbai to St. Louis and Back Again

Ankita Isor: From Mumbai to St. Louis and Back Again

I first met Ankita Isor at a Starbucks on campus. She was an exchange student from Mumbai and had my friend as a professor in a Women’s and Gender Studies course. My friend suggested we meet because we both share a love of women’s issues […]

Vacha: Empowering Girls in Mumbai

Vacha: Empowering Girls in Mumbai

I found the Vacha organization through a Google search. I actually found three different organizations (one in Delhi, one in Kolkata, and Vacha in Mumbai) doing work with gender issues. I sent emails to all three explaining who I was and a little about my […]