Giving Girls Dignity Nigeria

I am a member of Rotary International. Rotary club members work to improve life for some of the world’s vulnerable populations. Rotary’s global grants support these efforts in communities worldwide. The grants must be sustainable, meaning they provide long-term solutions that community members themselves can support after grant funding ends. To apply for a global…

Houston Cottage Industry: Fast Forward with Faith and Hard Work

Ever hear of a cottage industry bursting into existence with immediate impact and results? This month we share such a story, that of our Houston Cottage.  Nikki Brown encountered Big Ocean as she researched the work done at United Nations. It struck a chord with her. “After observing Big Ocean Women for nearly a year…

A Prayer

I’m on the elevator when the girls get on, a tightly clustered group of young women, heads together, poring over a map of the college campus, excitement and anxiety in every line of their tilted heads, in the eager way they gaze around, and reluctance with which they approach strangers and other students. It is…