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Photo Essay of Johannesburg, South Africa: 'a world class African city'

Joburg's Central Business District has the most dense collection of skyscrapers in Africa


Johannesburg. Joburg. Jozi. Joziburg. Whatever you call this city, it had me at hello.

Let’s face it, Johannesburg doesn’t have the best reputation. When you tell people you’re moving here they fear for your safety and question your judgment. And though most tourists arrive in South Africa via Joburg, they quickly move on to other destinations. They are missing out! This city has so much to offer residents and tourists alike. 

The reality of Joburg defies perceptions. After a traumatic history under apartheid and urban decay in the 1980s and 1990s, Joburg is experiencing an amazing rebirth. There is a unique and vibrant atmosphere here, an energy I’ve never experienced anywhere else.

Jozi is making a comeback. And it's an exciting time to be here witnessing it.

Ima Market: A Tangerine Dream


A Fellow, A Taxi, A Loan, A Vision


Wait, what?!

Wait, what exactly is going on at Fundacion Paraguaya? Why are they not just making loans?  Have I found the "journalistic" Holy Grail and uncovered Something Scandalous?

Behind the Scenes: Kiva Film & Photography

As a Kiva lender, I would often find myself looking at the slew of pictures and video on Kiva’s website and wondering about the moment the images were captured.

Grandma and Micro-Credit


All Mobile Everything: The Hottest Tech Happenings in Kenya

Vietnam: 5 Observations on Life in Hanoi



Having spent the last month living and working in Vietnam's capital city, I've learned some interesting things about Vietnamese culture that are worth sharing.

Irma's Soda Fountain

Village Bank : an exemple of women empowerment


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