The book, "However Long the Night", Molly Melching’s Journey to Help Millions of Africa Women and Girls Triumph, by Aimee Molloy was read and discussed  by Africa Pod members recently and was thought pertinent to some of our Kenyan partners. This important and thoroughly enjoyable book begins with the arrival in Dakar, Senegal in 1976 of Molly Melching, an American student intent on studying linguistics at the University of Dakar. She falls in love with the country and its people and spends the next 40 years deeply engaged in the betterment of the lives of Senegalese women through her organization,...[ Read More ]

Burma Book Discussion

April 4, 2013

Hosted by Pangea's Asia Pod, a group of Pangea members and friends are getting together to discuss changes and opportunities happening in Myanmar/Burma based on the timely book," Burma, A Nation at the Crossroads". There are a few spaces left for anyone interested in Pangea's work. You can make a reservation by emailing info@pangeagiving.org.
How To Be A Global Nonprofit was born out of a desire to help passionate individuals and their nonprofit organizations find the best way to further their international causes. In recent years, there has been a groundswell of people wanting to get involved with global causes in a hands-on way.  Indeed, Nicholas Kristof wrote about this phenomenon in a 2010 NY Times Magazine article, "The D.I.Y. Foreign-Aid Revolution."  I observed that there was a dearth of resources available to guide  individuals and organizations wanting to operate in the international arena. How To Be A Global Nonprofit describes the spectrum of ways an individual or organization can ...[ Read More ]
This past October Pangea hosted author Wendy Call to discuss her new book entitled No Word for Welcome: The Mexican Village Faces the Global Economy.  Wendy grew up in El Centro, California close to the border which first informed her interest in the intersection of US and Mexican culture.  She traveled to the Isthmus of Tehuantepec for the first time in 1997 and returned many times driven to understand more about this part of Mexico. In 2000 she packed up her life in the US and moved to the Isthmus for two years to immerse herself in learning more about...[ Read More ]