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Bible Bangers and Tummy Troubles

This is a series of posts about Belize that starts here.

One of the missionaries had followed me into the store.

“Are you from here?” he asked. 686 more words


Kirkland school salvaging old bikes to change lives in developing countries

On Saturday morning, normally a day off, Anne Vrana was in the parking lot of the Margaret Manson Elementary School in Kirkland, Que., to collect used bikes. 370 more words


People are recognizing the value in doing good while doing well

Last summer we were featured in MISC Magazine’s “Women: Shattering Expectations” issue. Now is as good a time as any to have this conversation: 119 more words

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Greetings from Lebanon!

I owe you all an explanation for my extended absence from this space. I haven’t written on here since I was in South Africa, which is due to several factors. 880 more words


Harnessing Star Power for Sport and Philanthropy

Sport and philanthropy is a decades old practice for many professional athletes, both active and retired.  As ambassadors of their sport, the athletes establish family foundations or have supported the work of existing philanthropic organizations through their charitable work. 218 more words


The Big Society needs to get a whole lot bigger

David Cameron’s first job on leaving Number 10 was to become the chairman of the National Citizen Service (NCS), continuing his work in building the Big Society. 352 more words

International Development

Shoeless in Dandriga

This is a series of posts about Belize that starts here.

Our last full day in Belize.  The plan was, as the itinerary stated, to “Visit the famed Cockscomb Basin Jaguar Preserve for a guided tour of the jungle. 663 more words