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Paying Attention & Paying it forward

We at the DIG have spent the past 5 years here in Guatemala doing lots of projects, building relationships, hosting teams etc. The thing we have done the most though, in truth, has been… 1,302 more words

Forget London Property: Food Banks Make 18% Y-O-Y Gains 'Look Pathetic'!

#Foodbanks usage in #London – city of #oligarchs and financial services – has increased by 394% in two years, outstripping property #market
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A lesson in bravery: Nyakhat’s story

My mission was relatively straightforward: to follow the joint UNICEF and World Food Programme (WFP) Rapid Response team going to Pagak, a small village on the eastern side of South Sudan, near the border with Ethiopia, in Upper Nile state. 702 more words


Height, chronic malnutrition, and nature versus nurture in rural Guatemala

Over the past year, I have been working on programs to prevent and treat chronic malnutrition in several indigenous communities in rural Guatemala. Chronic malnutrition, also known as “stunting,” is the result of a complex social and biological interplay and manifests in children who are very short for their age. 1,331 more words


A Billion Hungry People?

Poverty. This macabre word is rarely used in our everyday lives, but it remains presently hidden in the background of our daily chores, as we hustle to work or the super market. 1,420 more words

Social Conflicts


Well….. here we are. Easter Sunday. A very happy Easter to you all from the Doppenbergs. It is a day off here. Well actually it’s closer to a week off. 1,672 more words

Broken Piano

Broken Piano


a broken piano lies discarded against the wall.

no one hears the music


skeletons in closets

yearn to dance under the moon. 118 more words