Minga Peru was founded in 1998 in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest, one of the most inaccessible and neglected regions of Peru. Women and families struggle with very high rates of poverty, domestic abuse, and social injustice. Minga's radio program and active engagement with community members have helped create a unique model for social change. With over 120,000 listeners of each episode, Minga is changing discourse on social issues and training generations of women who create change in their own communities. Minga uses this training to increase food security and protect the environment with native plant nurseries and fishponds.
Learn more at www.mingaperu.org.
John 3:16 Ministries
John 3:16 Ministries is a spiritual boot camp for men with drug and alcohol addictions. Located in Charlotte, Arkansas, John 3:16 Ministries camp sits on 200 acres in the rolling foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Established in 2003, the organization has helped thousands of men overcome their drug and alcohol addictions through Jesus Christ.
Learn more at www.john316thecure.com.
Arkansas Citizens' Climate League
ARKCCL's facilities dialogue with communities and individuals in southern Arkansas to hear concerns about the detrimental impacts of environmental and climate changes. The group addresses climate and racial inequities with the necessary resources for community outreach and educational and training opportunities for emerging climate action leaders.
Learn more at www.arkccl.org.