The Daniel Society’s Collaborative Hope Building Model


The Daniel Society is confronting extreme poverty on a global level.  We do this work because we believe all lives have value, purpose and potential.  Our Center for Global Initiatives is designing poverty reduction projects in Sub-Saharan Africa to lift people out of extreme poverty.  We will apply our 7-Step Collaborative Hope Building model to empower people … Continue reading The Daniel Society’s Collaborative Hope Building Model

Women’s Role in India’s Economy


  A member of the so-called “BRICS” countries, India is noted for its rapidly expanding economy. Though India has certainly grown more prosperous in the recent decades, some groups have benefited from this boom more than others. In particular, women have faced a range of structural and social barriers in fully participating in the Indian … Continue reading Women’s Role in India’s Economy

The Center for Global Initiatives Discusses HIV/AIDS and Economic Empowerment in Zambia


Earlier this month, the Center for Global Initiatives held a number of meetings in Lusaka, Zambia to discuss ideas for a global health initiative targeting people living in extreme poverty.  Our founder and president, La Toya McBean, met with local government officials, UNAIDS, research institutions, prison officials, religious leaders and families living in extreme poverty, to discuss … Continue reading The Center for Global Initiatives Discusses HIV/AIDS and Economic Empowerment in Zambia

Upcoming Zambia Trip to Discuss Global Health Project


Bringing healing to those living in extreme poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa is a top priority for us. This is why I will be traveling to Zambia this Saturday, October 29, to discuss ideas that will help us design an HIV/AIDS project that targets children, young women and incarcerated individuals living with HIV/AIDS. On my trip, … Continue reading Upcoming Zambia Trip to Discuss Global Health Project

It Is Possible to Lift Children Out of Extreme Poverty


“I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And I will not let what I cannot do interfere with what I can do.” ―Edward Everett Hale Alarmingly, nearly 385 million children are living in extreme poverty; they live in households on a $1.90 budget per day. While extreme … Continue reading It Is Possible to Lift Children Out of Extreme Poverty