Another Reason To Appreciate America And Pray For Central Asia

Here’s a story that gives a little bit of clarity to why the U.N. calls Uzbekistan’s government the 5th most corrupt in the world. Abstract: Farmers and officials in eastern Uzbekistan are likely to face criminal charges for growing crops that they can sell, instead of the cotton and wheat demanded by the state. The… Continue reading Another Reason To Appreciate America And Pray For Central Asia

Kiva

Has anyone ever used Kiva before? I saw a special on 60 minutes that really intrigued me. In a nutshell, they provide a web interface that enables regular old folks like you and me to provide small loans to people in developing countries who want to start a business. For example, you can provide a… Continue reading Kiva