Vic Moss at school

Vic Moss, a professional photographer, recently returned from India where he spent three weeks working with IDEAS in our Photography Program. Both his professionalism and love for India were put to immediate use, allowing ...

PART 1 - IDEAS in Cairo: Who are the Copts?

Jayson Casper, an IDEAS Associate and journalist in Cairo, has written extensively on the Coptic church in Egypt and the tragic news of the 20 Coptic brothers who were beheaded by ISIS in February. He contributes regularly to large publications, including a recent article for Christianity ...

The beauty of volunteering is that it satisfies both the participant and the project, both learning, transforming and hopefully coming out a better version on the other side. At IDEAS, short-term volunteers have a direct and lasting impact on our long-term projects and Associates. They are vital to our mission and vision and we love having them join our ...

IDEAS personnel work in a variety of professional projects around the world. One of the ways they are responding to current needs is to work with refugees pouring out of Syria, Iraq and other war-torn countries.

One of our Associates, in direct collaboration with local partners who are providing ongoing care and support for refugee individuals and ...

Meet Leah! She is the IDEAS Operational Director of India and one of our most interesting people in the world!

Leah is a wife, mother of two and an advocate for justice.  When she’s not traveling the world to help bring awareness for the marginalized in India, you’ll find her at the local coffee shop or helping her kids with ...

Remember those commercials  that featured The World’s Most Interesting Man? Those Dos Equis ads were intended to be both humorous and outrageous. (I mean, seriously, my party banter never changed foreign policy. Has yours?) The ad agency says its rational for the strategy was, “ He is a man rich in stories and experiences, much the way the ...