It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow
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It Takes a Village to Raise a Fellow

Today’s post comes from Devin Faris with our partner organizations S.O.U.L. and Global Health Corps. After working with refugees and people affected by HIV near Kampala, Uganda, and after numerous visits to Bujagali, he relocated to New York City to complete his M.A. in International Education with hopes of one day returning. Devin is a 2014-2015 … Continue reading »

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Is the Playing Field Being Leveled?
Ambassador / Partner / Wednesday Wisdom

Is the Playing Field Being Leveled?

Today’s post comes from Patricia Bowen, an intern at our partnering organization Semilla Nueva. Patricia is in Guatemala working with the Semilla Nueva team to write articles about the lives of Guatemalan women, and the new technologies being developed by Semilla Nueva. Patricia is a sophomore at Boise State University studying Creative Writing and Graphic … Continue reading »

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Welcoming a New Partner: AquaAid
Partner / Wednesday Wisdom

Welcoming a New Partner: AquaAid

AquaAid International was founded in 2012 and works with community partners to design and implement culturally appropriate, results-bearing, and cost-effective water and sanitation projects. Their mission is simple: clean water for everyone, no exceptions. AquaAid currently works in the Southern Autonomous Region of Nicaragua, specifically Karahola and the surrounding farms—it takes roughly a day and a half on horseback to reach the village. Continue reading »

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“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”
Partner / Wednesday Wisdom

“Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

Today’s post comes from Jamie Curcio, who works with one of our Everyday Ambassador Partner organizations: Supporting Opportunities for Ugandans to Learn (S.O.U.L). Jamie was born and raised in the small town of Steamboat Springs, CO. He grew up traveling and enjoying the outdoors. In 2010, he and a friend decided to step out of their comfort zones … Continue reading »

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