After a lifelong career as a government midwife, Mary “Nalongo” Kamya retired
from her job and set up a clinic in her home village of Lutengo, Uganda. Nalongo—
which means “the mother of twins”—now delivers babies in her rural community
and works hard to educate women about family planning and their rights in order to
empower them and shape the future of her village.
;e biggest refugee crisis in recorded
history has engulfed continents, swung
elections and fueled the rise of nativism.
It has also made a lot of people very, very
rich. ;ese are the stories of the CEOs,
criminal masterminds, pencil-pushers and
low-;ying vultures who have ;gured out
how to pro;t from global instability—also
known as human su;ering.
Julie Winokur, Rachel Dennis,
Gareth Smit/Newest Americans
Since the 1980s, men from the town of Cajol, Guatemala, have been emigrating
to Morristown, New Jersey, in astonishingly large numbers. ;is ;lm tells the
story of how hard-earned knowledge acquired in New Jersey is being applied in
Guatemala, and how the fruits of that knowledge may o;er a socio-economic
alternative to emigration and dramatically alter the lives of women in Cajol.