Canadian Council for Reform Judiasm
The Canadian Council for Reform Judaism and the URJ Canada Steering Committee represent 25 Reform Congregations from Montreal to Vancouver with over 30,000 affiliated members.
“Education and Gender Equality”
Read the 2005 report by the United Nations Millennium Project about reducing gender inequality through education.
“Bolivia: Men Get Familiar With Child, Maternal Nutrition, and Health”
Read a August 23, 2012, story on the World Food Programme website about how the organization’s programs to improve maternal health have changed one community.
“Religion and AIDS in Africa”
Read an August 2012 research report about the effects of religion on the spread of AIDS in Africa.
“A New Microlending Fund for Women Entrepreneurs”
Read a Jan. 6, 2011, article in Bloomberg Businessweek about Kiva, a microlending non-profit, and how microfinancing can help women around the globe.
The Institute of Halal Investing
The Institute of Halal Investing in Portland, Ore., can provide an Islamic perspective on microfinance and development assistance. It is associated with Rubicon Global, a halal financial advisory firm.
Greg R. Taylor
Greg R. Taylor is lead minister of the Garnett Church of Christ in Tulsa, Okla. He spent six years working in Uganda and recently returned there for a visit and to bring a well kit to provide clean water. He co-wrote How to Get Ready for Short-Term Missions, blogs and can speak about the changing ideas behind mission work and […]