An estimated one-third of government spending goes towards Chad's vaunted army, a dependable regional policeman and the pride of the people. But a taste of stability, and oil money, has Chadians wanting more.
At Reach Incorporated the tutors are only about six to eight years older – high school students who themselves have been struggling academically or socially.
French taxi drivers on Thursday blocked roads to train stations and airports in Paris and other cities in a nationwide protest against ride-hailing company Uber. But two US cities offer possible paths to compromise.
The first-of-its-kind website 6degree.org allows people to aid individual survivors of human trafficking through online donations.
The US has never prosecuted a citizen for trying to obtain the release of an abductee by making payments. But official policy remains that no concessions will be given to hostage-takers.