In this presentation from the third MAD Symposium, chef Ahmed Jama describes how he left London in 2008 to return to his war-torn homeland of Somalia. He went back to open The Village, a restaurant for the community. Since making the move, Jama has been able to open five businesses.
He's achieved all of this despite seemingly insurmountable challenges: last September, terrorists targeted The Village, setting off bombs that killed 14 people. And just a few days ago, on 7 September 2013, a militant group bombed the restaurant, leaving at least 15 dead and 20 more wounded.
Jama intends to keep going. You can donate to help rebuild the restaurant and help his employees here: gofundme.com/rebuildthevillage