In America we are familiar, we think, with the plight of the homeless.  In Burundi, the most extreme form of dislocation is to be landless.  When you are without land […]

Independence Day

The breeze was blowing off of Lake Tanganyika, and I was enjoying the evening with a friend at the Hotel Club Du Lac. We were enjoying a cold drink and […]


Welcome to the Communityfor International Director’s Blog, where I, David Shook, will keep you informed of things happening on my side of our work together. I hope that this blog can […]