Monika Rębała is a freelance reporter based in Warsaw, Poland. She has been a journalist for 10 years and has written on a number of important issues globally including development, civil society, democracy, and human rights. She has reported from the refugee camps in Tindouf, Algeria, in Cameroon, from the Pygmies' villages, and in Israel, Jordan, Egypt and Turkey, among others.
Along with the British Minority Rights Group, she gave a media training to African NGOs in Cameroon in 2011.
Monika regularly writes for Gazeta Wyborcza, Poland's leading daily newspaper. She is also the Warsaw correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor, an American newspaper, and for Vox Pop, a television newsmagazine about European politics that airs on Franco-German channel ARTE.
She was a staff writer for the Polish edition of Newsweek magazine for six years, where she covered developing countries and Europe.
She holds master's degrees in history and international relations from
University of Warsaw.
This multimedia project presents stories on the fight against poverty and social exclusion among elderly people in Tanzania and Ethiopia.