Visiting Bouar, CAR March 21st 2008 I frequently visit the Central African Republic (CAR) to foster the companion relationship between the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in the CAR (ELC-CAR). Despite the political turmoil, civil conflict and political instability, I cannot find a good excuse for not visiting my companions, friends, brothers, and sisters in the faith. CAR is rich in ... read more
Africa » Central African Republic » West » Bouar The former French colony of Ubangi-Shari became the Central African Republic upon independence in 1960. After three tumultuous decades of misrule - mostly by military governments - civilian rule was established in 1993 and lasted for one decade. Pres... ... read more
Louis Dorvilier is an economist, social entrepreneur, and human rights activist who resides in the Dubuque, Iowa area in United States.
Louis has dedicated his life to human-centered humanitarian response and community development. Through approaches focus on design thinking allowing people affected by poverty to think beyond their confined boundaries, capacity building that builds on local ownership and strength, he enabled women and men in many places in Africa, Asia, the Caribbean Islands, Latin-America, and poor communities in United States to design innovative programs and implement e... full info