I’m Jackson, a senior, film-production major at Goshen College and I am the summer videography intern for the CSCS. We’re working on a church curriculum that teaches how faith communities can be involved in mitigating climate change and becoming stewards of the Earth. I get to produce the video content for this project.
Sinking, Displacement and Lack of Clean Water Access in Jakarta, Indonesia
What do you do when you don’t have access to clean water? You dig a well. The city of Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital city with a population of almost 11 million people, is sinking at an average rate of 17 centimeters per year, making it the fastest sinking city in the world, although certainly not the only. By 2050, it is estimated that one third of the city will be underwater.
Deforestation in Malawi and the Church Communities that are Working to Counter It
In Blantyre, Malawi, the rain is becoming less reliable. “We used to plant our crops in October,” said Brethren in Christ Bishop and Pastor Francis Kamoto. “Normally we have rain in three months, but you cannot predict it anymore. This year, we planted our crops in January.”