Robin Cook

October 26, 2015
house from the world house project and kids playing around

One Luxury Home for One Slum Shack

Approximately 863 million people in the world (that’s almost a billion) have made their homes in slum conditions in 2014, according to UN-Habitat. Hundreds of millions are living in or near to garbage dumps. These dumps provide food for families, and also some small source of income as they can […]
October 11, 2015

Moscow’s Jum’ah Mosque Reopens

Moscow’s largest mosque is re-built with generous donations from private citizens A very special ceremony was held on September 23rd in Moscow, to celebrate the reopening of the Jum’ah Mosque. Muslim religious leaders, politicos including Vladimir Putin, and others gathered together to enjoy a pleasant day of reflection upon the […]
October 7, 2015
Homeless near garbage container with food box

A New Twist on “Take-Out” Means Fresh Food for Spain’s Homeless and Poor

We have all seen the images, in person or in the media, of homeless, unemployed and poor citizens cruising the dumpsters looking for something to eat. Spain is no exception when it comes to this sort of daily tragedy, but one socially conscious entrepreneur came up with a brilliant idea—a […]
August 30, 2015

Little French Books—Helping Impoverished Haitian Students Succeed

Haiti is a poor country. Basic services are in short supply. Families do not have food to eat. The thought of a well-stocked school or public library or books in the home is a dream. But, for students at St. Gabriel’s the dream has come true. Crossing the language barrier […]