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The Resource A thousand hills to heaven : love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda, Josh Ruxin

A thousand hills to heaven : love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda, Josh Ruxin

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A thousand hills to heaven : love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda
Title
A thousand hills to heaven
Title remainder
love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda
Statement of responsibility
Josh Ruxin
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Author
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Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge that shook them to the core: do you think you can really make a difference? Especially in a place like Rwanda, where the scars of genocide linger and poverty is rampant? While Josh worked hard bringing food and health care to the country's rural villages, Alissa was determined to put their foodie expertise to work. The couple opened Heaven, a gourmet restaurant overlooking Kigali, which became an instant success. Remarkably, they found that between helping youth marry their own local ingredients with gourmet recipes (and mix up "the best guacamole in Africa") and teaching them how to help themselves, they created much-needed jobs while showing that genocide's survivors really could work together. While first a memoir of love, adventure, and family, A thousand hills to Heaven also provides a remarkable view of how, through health, jobs, and economic growth, our foreign aid programs can be quickly remodeled and work to end poverty worldwide
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 967.57104/3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.R8955
LC item number
A3 2013
Literary form
non fiction
A thousand hills to heaven : love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda, Josh Ruxin
Label
A thousand hills to heaven : love, hope, and a restaurant in Rwanda, Josh Ruxin
Publication
Note
Includes index
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Includes index. -Newlyweds Josh and Alissa were at a party and received a challenge that shook them to the core: do you think you can really make a difference? Especially in a place like Rwanda, where the scars of genocide linger and poverty is rampant? While Josh worked hard bringing food and health care to the country's rural villages, Alissa was determined to put their foodie expertise to work. The couple opened Heaven, a gourmet restaurant overlooking Kigali, which became an instant success. Remarkably, they found that between helping youth marry their own local ingredients with gourmet recipes (and mix up "the best guacamole in Africa") and teaching them how to help themselves, they created much-needed jobs while showing that genocide's survivors really could work together. While first a memoir of love, adventure, and family, A thousand hills to Heaven also provides a remarkable view of how, through health, jobs, and economic growth, our foreign aid programs can be quickly remodeled and work to end poverty worldwide
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22 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
viii, 308 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780316232913
Lccn
2013026116
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
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  • (Sirsi) i9780316232913
  • (OCoLC)855491706

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