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Introducing Social Impact Consultant, Deborah Ives

Hi, my name is Deborah and I’m extremely happy and excited to be joining the _SocialStarter programme in Rio. From the minute I read about the opportunity on… 399 more words


Bird-brained Hunting Partner

Scientists may have proven that African Honeyguide birds “communicate” with their human partners. You have probably already heard about this, as it’s been reported this week in… 602 more words



If only I could whistle. I would have whistled while filling the pot with seawater for the pasta (we were rationing our fresh water) and whistled when I placed that pot over the burning branches in the can. 1,922 more words

Walking On Water Story

"Have fun making memories"

I am very lucky.

I have grown up with a very supportive family who have allowed me to grow into the person that I am today. 613 more words

Rio Olympics: Portuguese With an Accent

Seven years ago, Brazil was chosen as the host country for the 2016 Summer Olympics and, as such, secured coveted spots in every sport, including rugby, polo, golf and fencing – which are not popular at all in the country of soccer…

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Photography Reflection: Ciao, Ciao Rio!

Each photo session was filled with anxiety.  Though I’d brainstorm ideas before each shoot, collaborating with models was preferred.  Suggestions were always considered. But they didn’t always go as expected—some were complete flops. 953 more words