I am so excited about today’s giveaway.
When I first heard about Same Sky, I thought that the company sounded great. But when I got to really know what the brand is about and met a lot of the people involved, I completely fell in love.
Same Sky offers handcrafted jewelry that gives the dignity of work to women in need. They call it a “hand-up”, not a “hand out.” I think that is something we all can get … Keep Reading!!!
I love this video created by Mama Hope because it highlights the lives of tech savvy business women in Kenya, who also happen to be from the Maasai tribe, one of the oldest tribes on the planet.… Keep Reading!!!
FCB Brazil created a “Speaking Exchange” project for CNA language schools. As you can see in the video, Brazilian youths and elderly Americans living in retirement homes are placed on a video web chat; it is there that language technique is developed. However, the most noticeable and poignant part of these conversations is when you see the development of human relationships begin to occur.… Keep Reading!!!
Our weekly challenge to give up a fancy cup of coffee or a weekend beer and use the money in an unusual and worthwhile way.
(We do the research for you, and as a group we make a difference.)
This week we bring you The Red Fred Project:
The Red Fred Project is a collaborative, story-making endeavor to publish 50 books created by 50 children with critical illnesses across the 50 states.
The idea is to allow these
On our final day at the Aregash Lodge in Ethiopia, the owner came over and said, “God works in mysterious ways… The Water Minister of Ethiopia surprised me with a visit today. He came all the way from Addis Ababa.”
We held an impromptu meeting at the lodge where the minister and his associates sat and watched a filter demonstration. This was the first time he had seen such technology and was in awe. He showed us the chlorine tablets … Keep Reading!!!
Probably before, but ever since Time Magazine’s “Mom Enough” cover came out, people have been labeling parenting practices that are similar to or in alignment with “attachment parenting” as extreme. Most of us laughed it off because there was a clear disconnect between what the families’ lives were actually like in these “extreme parenting” scenarios and what society thought went on in their homes. It was (and still is) such a foreign concept to so many Americans, that the general … Keep Reading!!!
We had the Waves for Awassa Event in Los Angeles on World AIDS Day. (December 1)
Jack, from Waves for Water, gave a water demonstration and showed videos of what can happen to a community when it’s given what every human needs access to- clean water.
When he was done speaking, a couple who attended (fellow adoptive parents, but that is all I will say so that they can remain anonymous) asked us when we were planning on going.
“March … Keep Reading!!!
As most of you know, we are working with Waves for Water on a clean water project to bring rural Argisa, Ethiopia much needed filters to create access to safe drinking water. We were recently updated on the severity of the water related diseases of the area. What we were told has made us realize that time is of the essence. We are now trying to bring 100 filters to the area as soon as possible to prevent any more … Keep Reading!!!
For me, all of the excitement leading up to Christmas Day is what I love the most.
First, we have Halloween, which, for us, ends up being more about buying pumpkins and dressing up than anything else. It’s a costume party to kick off the season: fun.
If you’re in the L.A . area we would love for you to come to our Waves for Awassa dinner on December 1, 2012 (World AIDS Day):
Awassa Children’s Project & Waves for Water
are joining together to launch the ‘Waves for Awassa’ project
Join us for a fun and inspirational dinner …
dine on the award winning cuisine prepared personally by Genet,
drink honey wine, Ethiopian beer and more…
Special guest and board member Cara Houck
will speak about … Keep Reading!!!
Did you know? $1 can give clean water to one person for over a decade.
Why is water life-altering?