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Monthly Archive for June, 2011

While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. Underway with Youth Star, our first stop was at a community of 10 villages about 2 hours away from Phnom Penhcalled Cheungdeung. We were warmly welcomed and hosted […]






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While in Cambodia, Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, accompanied Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documented the work of Youth Star. Our time with the acid survivors at CASC came quickly to an end and before I knew it we were moving on to our next NGO: Youth Star. […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Update: The STF will be posting about the second organization, Youth Star, soon.  Due to lack of internet access and their remote location they were […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Our team was able to do a few home visits of acid burn survivors. Though not at the center, these survivors still receive assistance […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. While acid burn victims are in the majority of burn victims CASC serves, we’ve also seen a few burn survivors from other types of […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Today dawns early for me, still jetlagged. Part of my early awakening had to do with anxiety I was feeling around our first task […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. Our small team, consisting of Phil (head photographer/film-maker), Ashlee (recent graduate of photography) and me (scribe/blogger), traveled to two women’s houses to meet them […]






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Straight from Cambodia – Danielle along with Ashlee Larsen, a Brigham Young graduate student, is accompanying Stirring the Fire founder, Phil Borges as he documents the work of Cambodian Acid Survivors Charity. A late-night arrival in Phnom Penh and an early morning-start today allowed me to hit the ground running. It began by a 7am pick […]






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Our team is traveling to Cambodiato take a closer look at issues of violence against women and girls and work with organizations that are working to end such violence. As is commonly known, violence against women and girls happens in every country around the world with some common themes, such as domestic violence, as well […]






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Stirring the Fire is a project dedicated to the empowerment of women and girls, mostly in the developing world.  We are an aggregator of gender related organizations with a goal to encourage volunteerism in gender issues. The following internship opportunity is available in Seattle, Washington.  It is important to mention that intern positions are unpaid […]






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