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My Heart is Full in Rwanda

Today is what we call Valentine’s Day, now throughout the world. Even here in Rwanda people are celebrating their loved ones in special ways. I attended my first traditional Rwandan wedding ceremony this morning (or part of one I should say, the entire thing...

Girls!

It is International Day of the Girl. Four years ago I gave birth to a baby. I did not know the gender until the moment the doctor lifted Jackson up. Hallelujah! It was a boy. Phew. I was scared to become a mom but I was most frightened to be in the position of...

Justice

  Justice What does this mean to you?   Before I left for Rwanda three weeks ago, I was presented with the theme of justice as something to consider as we forge ahead to build a new model for global community wellness. Someone asked me a couple of years ago...

Launching Tour Update: Key Learnings

Our team has spent the past week in Rusizi district, mainly staying in Cyangugu, where we conducted our first AHE workshop. Internet access has been limited and I have found that it is best to travel with a laptop and modem, in order to connect with MTN wifi service....

Self Care and Mother’s Day

A Note From the Founder on Mother’s DayAn American we met a few days ago in Rusizi District, on the border of the DRC, shared that after two years in rural Rwanda, Kigali (the capital city) was the equivalent of America in her mind. We arrived back at our...

As We Grow

Muraho Cyane / Hello! I had a dream last night that an angel donor stepped up to offer a matching gift to help us reach our goal in the next week. Really. Could that matching gift donor be you? Any amount at all will make a difference in this campaign. Help us to get...