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AfricaGrassroots Leadership

IDEX Partners Angus Gillis and Biowatch in the News!

In November and December, two of IDEX’s* partner groups in South Africa were featured in the news! Angus Gillis* was featured in the most recent edition of Business Link out…

December 28, 2010

Climate JusticeLatin America

Migration, Climate Change, and Action

In honor of International Migrants Day, we present to you an eye-opening conversation between Thousand Currents’ Katherine Zavala and Ñepi Behña‘s Adriana Welsh. Ñepi Behña is a Thousand Currents partner based in the…

December 18, 2010

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

Patrociña’s Story

Patrociña’s community is one of 15 currently receiving support through APROSADSE’s Agroecology Program, which provides loans and training to groups and individuals for income-generating projects, such as livestock rearing. These are lucrative…

October 20, 2010

AsiaClimate Justice

The Connection Between Food and Water Security

By Rajasvini Bhansali, former Thousand Currents Executive Director After a 4-hour journey from Jodhpur, Shashi Tyagi, Rahul Mishra, Abdul (all GRAVIS employees) and I arrive in Kolu Nimbyat village in Western Rajasthan’s…

August 11, 2010

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

Harvesting Agave For Bath Sponges

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director, Latin America Today I traveled 2 hours north of Mexico City to the state of Hidalgo. Hidalgo’s capital is Pachuca. 45 minutes from…

August 19, 2009

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

One Hope Ahead

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director, Latin America I met up with Javier and Jose, staff of EduPaz, in Comitan, Chiapas to visit community groups who are participating in EduPaz’s…

August 13, 2009

Grassroots LeadershipLatin America

ISMUGUA’s Day-Care Facilities

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents’ Regional Director for Latin America and former Program Manager of Grassroots Alliances Today I visited 2 day-care centers supported by ISMUGUA and one of its member…

April 17, 2008

Alternative EconomiesLatin America

Final Thoughts From Chiapas

By Katherine Zavala, Thousand Currents Regional Director, Latin America Today I had my last site visit of my trip and for that I had to travel one-hour south to Comitan. Comitan is…

August 27, 2007