Seven Companions on the Road to CAR April 4th 2008 From February 15-26, 2008; I embarked in the challenging enterprise of facilitating a leadership travel for three companion synods. Six faithful but season travelers from Texas Louisiana Golf Cost, Western North Dakota and Eastern-North Dakota synods of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America responded to the “CAR 2,000 Challenge”. The challenge consisted in crossing 2,000 kms (1,000 each ... 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