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Rufus Woods: Orondo native seeks to make a global impact

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We live in a culture increasingly obsessed with getting things for the cheapest price possible with little regard for the human cost. When 1,100 people were killed in a Dhaka, Bangladesh garment factory recently, the response from the American public was indifference. In a culture where maximizing profits is the paramount concern, human dignity and safety halfway across the planet seemingly count for little.

This begs the question of whether it has to be this way. What if we found approaches that provide dignity for human beings who are all too often exploited to minimize prices in our stores?

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