This Q&A blog is part of a series called #SeedingOpportunity that explores the challenges and opportunities related to smallholder farming around the world.
All around the world, you can find moms – biological, adoptive, and caretakers alike – who share an unyielding desire to support their families and give their children better lives. Regardless of their starting point, it’s the upward mobility these moms are working to enable that’s important.
When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
Since 2005, members of the CGI community have made thousands of Commitments to Action that are helping millions of people and are addressing some of the biggest challenges around the world.
When my 99-year-old grandmother was just 14, she moved to New York City to find work and help support her family.