Bio From IB.ORg
Kimmie Weeks has worked to alleviate poverty and human suffering in Africa and around the world since he was fourteen years old. Kimmie was born in Liberia, West Africa in 1981. At the young age of nine he came face to face with civil war, human suffering, and death. Weeks can still vividly recall eating roots and wild leaves when his family did not have access to food, drinking infested water when national water supply was shut off, and nearly being buried alive after epidemics had wrecked his emaciated body.
These experiences would have broken the souls of most people. However, they encouraged Kimmie to follow a path where he could make a difference and work to ensure a world where all children have access to food, medicine, and shelter. It is a vision that he has pursued ever since.
Over the years, Kimmie has formed partnerships…
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