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Monthly Archive for January, 2012

Editor’s Note: This week we would like to feature Kolkata Sanved, an NGO that is utilizing dance movement therapy as a means of rehabilitation for survivors of human trafficking. Sydney Skov shares with us her volunteering experience with the NGO and how it has inspired her. Passions for dance and human rights brought me to […]






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Editor’s Note: Jeremy Fokkens is a self-taught photographer from Calgary, Canada in both mediums of film and digital photography.  Jeremy travels extensively capturing images while fulfilling his appetite for adventure, cultures, and his love for portraying people around the world.  He hopes to inspire others through his imagery and story telling from around the world.  […]






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Editor’s Note: This week our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer checks in from her volunteer position with Sure 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya.  Emily shares with us how Sure 24 started with education and is now benefiting the entire community they work in! The last week has been filled with washing clothes, feeding chickens, shoveling rocks, and a million other little […]






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Editor’s Note: This week our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer checks in from her volunteer position with Sure 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya, and has a few new insights to share with us.  Below are the stories of both Nova and Wangare, two young girls who live at the Sure 24 orphanage. New Perspectives I’ve […]






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Editor’s Note: Our Fellowship Recipient Emily Lohmeyer has another installment to this weeks update from SURE 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya.  Emily has been been at Sure 24 since late December, and has been talking to the women and girls of Sure 24 who are interested in sharing their stories, below is Mama Shiro’s […]






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Editor’s Note: Our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer has been living and volunteering at Sure 24 since Dec. 29th.  Sure 24 is a local orphanage in Nakuru, Kenya taking in children and giving them a safe place to stay, receive education, clothing, food, and the chance for a future.  Read more about Emily’s experiences and the […]






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