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Mon March 19, 2012
Changemakers: Winning, one vegetable patch at a time
By Lisa Stiffler, special correspondent
Global health and development is by definition bound to be overpowering. So Noah Derman has a strategy for not feeling crushed by the enormous scope of the field’s challenges – he mentally breaks them into smaller chunks.
“If you look at smaller battles that you win,” said Derman, “you won’t get so overwhelmed.”
For Derman, development director for Development in Gardening, or DIG, those battles are won one vegetable patch at a time.