TED Talk: The Power of Connection

Imagine having to risk your life to access the daily resources and relationships that you depend on to learn, earn, engage, and thrive. Every day, more than 1 billion rural residents struggle to reach markets, jobs, schools, and healthcare because of impassable rivers. For many of these people, the poverty that prevents them from achieving can be solved by one affordable and sustainable solution -a trailbridge.

Watch Jean D’Amour Rwunguko, Rwanda Operations Manager at Bridges to Prosperity talk, to learn about lessons gained from 20 years of constructing safe access for the world’s isolated rural communities.