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Charles Steinberg and Torkin Wakefield: Eradicating Poverty

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VividLife Radio’s Ed and Deb Shapiro welcome Social Activists Charles Steinberg and Torkin Wakefield, to discuss eradicating poverty one bead at a time.

Charles Steinberg M.D. is an HIV expert and AIDS treating physician and has worked in Ethiopia, Kenya, South Africa, and across the world. Since 2004 he has been working in Kampala, Uganda. It was there that BeadforLife began, as with him was his wife Torkin who has been a social activist since college when she was a Peace Corps volunteer in India, and has since co-founded many organizations that help poor or marginalized people. BeadforLife was born in 2004 and is already eradicating poverty for thousands of people, building businesses, and creating whole and happy lives, one bead at a time.