Rammed Earth for Women’s Development

In Nawalpur, the closest trading town to Takure where I live, is a small room where Chitra Kumari sits at her desk. Her job is to manage the accounts for more than 740 women around the region that receive savings and loans services through her cooperative.┬áThis organization has developed over the last five years, and …

To Oregon (through the Lost Coast)

Following the Global Brigades SLC, I needed 3 days to rest and recover (and celebrate!) along the northern California coastline. After exploring Oakland and Berkeley with my close friend Allen Gula, we left for the north with Katt (my partner) through Bodega Bay to the foggy, rocky and stunningly beautiful NorCal coast. This is one …