Check out what a former Peace Corps Volunteer is still doing to help out his community, San Luis Planes, in Honduras.
GENEVA (Reuters) – Hawa Aden Mohamed won the United Nations refugee agency’s Nansen Refugee Award on Tuesday for her work in helping thousands of Somali women and girls, many of them rape victims, start new lives in their battered homeland. #unitewomen #uniteagainstrape
Born in Mogadishu, Somalia, rapper K'NAAN spent the early years of his life trying to avoid death and listening to the hip-hop records sent to him from America by his father, who had left Somalia earlier. K'NAAN was able to perform at the United Nations' 50th anniversary concert in 1999, held in Geneva. Senegalese singer Youssou N'Dour, invited him to contribute to his 2001 album Building Bridges, a project through which K'NAAN was able to tour the world.