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Editor’s Note: Stirring the Fire’s 2011 Grant Recipient shares with us what she took away from her experience volunteering with Sure 24 in Kenya. You can read all of Emily’s posts here. After nearly two months of being back in the United States, I still find my heart and mind dwelling on the girls I met [...]

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Editor’s Note: This week our fellowship recipient Emily Lohmeyer checks in with us about her volunteer position with Sure 24, a children’s orphanage in Kenya, and wraps up her one month experience abroad.  Below, she talks about the changes at Sure 24 that she has been a part of, and the challenges some of the [...]

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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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Nyumbani – Home December 29, 2011 I’ve finally arrived at my long awaited destination: Nakuru, Kenya. I left Sure 24 Children’s home two and a half years ago. With the support of a grant from Stirring the Fire, I’ve been blessed with the opportunity to return for the newest addition to Sure 24, a brand [...]

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New Stirring the Fire Community

Stirringthefire.org has a new community where you can connect with those who are passionate about empowering women and girls. You can share resources, ideas and stories with individuals who are striving to make a difference.  By creating an account you can automatically save opportunities you find to study, intern, and volunteer abroad in our “Take [...]

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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. [...]

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Phil is in Liberia documenting the work of Foundation for Women (FFW), an organization that strives to continually support and encourage impoverished women, both globally and locally, by funding and creating microcredit programs. A longtime supporter of Phil and his work, Kevin Castner is traveling with him and reporting back to us from the field. [...]

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