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Dress a Girl Around the World

The Dress a Girl Around the World program is sponsored by the organization Hope 4 Women International. The program has provided over 300,000 dresses for girls around the world. Participants sew a dress out of cotton fabric for a young girl to wear. Often, these are the only new dresses that some of these girls will… Continue reading Dress a Girl Around the World

Economic Justice · Economic Justice

Organization Profile: Habitat for Humanity

Habitat for Humanity is a nonprofit organization that I have actually worked for. I helped to build a house in 2011 through their Women’s Build program. They are a great organization to be involved with.  You can see me playing amateur electrician in the image to the right. If you’re looking for volunteer work that… Continue reading Organization Profile: Habitat for Humanity

Economic Justice · Health · Human Rights

Organization: Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders is one of the older health agencies working to assist individuals around the world. This organization was founded in 1971, and according to their website, all members: Médecins Sans Frontières provides assistance to populations in distress, to victims of natural or man-made disasters and to victims of armed conflict. They do so… Continue reading Organization: Doctors Without Borders

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Success Story: T. Jackson Kaguri and the Nyaka AIDS Foundation

It’s always an inspiration when someone overcomes extreme adversity to go on to be successful and help others who are struggling. When I had the amazing opportunity to talk to T. Jackson Kaguri for Equanimity, I realized that I was talking to an inspiring individual – Fall edition 2012, pages 54-56. Kaguri grew up in Uganda. He… Continue reading Success Story: T. Jackson Kaguri and the Nyaka AIDS Foundation