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Breaking iftar during Ramadan in the local Digana community where their mosque was burnt down. This was a temporary structure until the new mosque is built.
Nigel Heywood – AFE Blog – Bridging Lanka, Sri Lanka
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Starting Conversations Around Conflict in Sri Lanka   It is the windy season in Mannar, which means the ocean is stirred up and the fisherman do not take their boats … Continued


Women train to be tailors at a UN Women-supported Action Aid Women Friendly Space in Balukhali Rohingya Refugee camp February 1, 2018, in Chittagong district, Bangladesh. Photo: UN Women/Allison Joyce
Natalie Emery – AFE Blog- UN Women, Geneva
Posted on: June 20, 2018

The experience that brought me here I grew up in a family that was passionate about poverty alleviation. From my earliest memories, I can recall my parents telling us about … Continued


Shannon Longhurst, Rotary Peace Fellow
Shannon Longhurst – AFE Blog – Talent Beyond Boundaries, Washington DC
Posted on: June 15, 2018

Connecting Local and Global Issues – Background and impetus for my summer AFE Prior to commencing the Rotary Peace Fellowship, and my graduate studies at UNC-Chapel Hill, I volunteered and … Continued