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A (Social) Circus Troupe Unlike Any Other

When you think of the circus, most people would think of Barnum & Bailey or Cirque du Soleil. Circus acts are usually comprised of acrobats, clowns, animals and death-defying acts. Most people go to the circus to be wowed and entertained, but what if a circus gave back to the performers as well as the audience? In Ethiopia, Circus Debre Berhan is known as a “social” circus troupe. The acts... read more

Fashion Project Provides Shelter & Jobs for the Homeless

The fashion industry has been known to showcase designers’ works on runways worn by models, but in the case of one designer, her work is not just a fashion statement, it’s saving lives. For Veronika Scott, she never imagined that sitting in a product design class would change her world and worldview. When Scott was asked to “design something that’s actually needed”, she... read more