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The Olympic Stretch

In contrast to what I spoke about in my last blog, some of the work I did towards the end of the trip was more related to raising awareness in the general public than doing grassroots work. 827 more words

Translating for Seti Maya

My job basically was a translator and a coordinator of the trip. The name of the project was Women in Difficult Circumstances (WDC). The project worked against Human Trafficking by empowering women through Women’s group/Adolescent girl group and conducting awareness activities. 986 more words

Unlocking Paradise 

The other day I was driving home from work and I was just listening to random tracks trying to unwind from a busy day. Coldplay’s “Paradise” came on and I turned it up. 719 more words

Generation of Hope

The official Tearfund part of our time in Brazil is drawing to a close today, and so much has happened since I last wrote that I’m going to have to write a couple of posts to cover it… 951 more words

Why Good Deals Are (Usually) Bad For Me

I don’t know about you, but I grew up loving a good deal.

50% off? Awesome! Extra 10% off coupon? Even better!

Whether it’s groceries, clothing, or simply a pack of sticky notes, I navigated college and  came into my twenties with one solid opinion: cheaper = better. 757 more words

Just Mercy

Is Fair Trade actually fair?

It’s not a question of whether or not the fair trade label has issues. It does. The fair trade movement has become very politicized and has created some unnecessary bureaucratic hoops. 312 more words

Fair Trade News

Start by Believing

Sexual violence can have psychological, emotional and physical effects on a victim.  These effects aren’t always easy to deal with, but with the right help and support they can be managed.   272 more words