Using Social Media for Social Action

I'm writing this post from a hotel room in Maseru, Lesotho. Lesotho, in case you didn't know, is deep in the southern-most part of Africa, land-locked by South Africa. It is, you might think, an unlikely place for a blogger to be. After all, what do bloggers have to do with aid in Africa? But you'd be wrong. A blogger can have a lot to do with aid in Africa, or any other kind of social good. I'm here for some very good social media reasons. ...more

Catherine-- this is a beautiful blog post! I am clicking through all of your links, and each ...more

Born HIV Free: How You Can Help Save a Baby's Life

Imagine, just for a moment, that you're pregnant, or that someone you love is pregnant. Imagine that this is a happy thing -- the happiest thing -- and that you long to celebrate this pregnancy and the child that it will bring into the world. Now imagine that you are -- or the person that you love is -- HIV positive. ...more

Whether you want to witness firsthand the work being done to save these children, or you simply ...more