We can all help our environment

Climate change is affecting our environment on many different levels. Despite the reluctance of some politicians to avoid this issue or deny it’s existence, time and again the research is proving them wrong. All of these conversations about climate change can become depressing when thinking of the possible outcomes. What will… Read more

Scholarship Available: deadline July 29 2016

The CCREF Young Investigator Scholarship awards a $2,500 scholarship to encourage college-level compost research projects. In this way, we recruit tomorrow’s generation of industry experts and researchers! WHO SHOULD APPLY: College students with projects about the compost process, the application and use of finished compost, how compost can increase drought tolerance and… Read more

Homelessness

Being homeless is hard work, includes loss of dignity, increases the chances of illness. It is even worse when temperatures plunge below freezing. Many cities are grappling with their homeless populations, some better than others. The U.S. needs to put more focus on this issue at all levels, including the… Read more

Helping Others

The new year, 2016, has begun with numerous stories about victims of natural, unnatural and man-made disasters! More countries are experiencing the effects of war, poverty, economic imbalance, terror, violence, and most of all climate change. There is always some news about others taking advantage of those weaker. Whether it… Read more

Empowering Communities

Lately there has been much discussion in the media, world about the plight of the refugees from Syria. We must remember that there have always been refugees from many different parts of the world, and unfortunately there will always be refugees, people escaping their homelands for different yet personal reasons…. Read more

A Working Mission

During our last mission we screened over one hundred women, educated community members from more than 15 different villages within the Lindi District of Tanzania about cervical cancer. Dr Numan continued to train nurses in cervical cancer screening, working toward our goal of having fully certified nurses to continue the… Read more

Help is on the way to fight Ebola

A year ago the world just started hearing about the Ebola virus that was ravaging West African countries, of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Guinea. The Public Health Community was just starting to acknowledge it’s inadequate response. Unfortunately many thousands of people in these countries died. We know that poor infrastructure,… Read more