Summer Snowman

Well, not really. As I’ve mentioned before, the letters I receive from the children take a while to get to me. This is a drawing from  21 more words

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Donate a Vehicle, Sponsor a School or a Child—Your Choice!

The Akshaya Patra Foundation was built on the idea that no child should be deprived of education due to hunger—so far there has been no turning back. 264 more words

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Happy New Year!

Yes, that is the title of this post dated June 13! That’s because I just received a letter from Gabriela N dated January 8 of this year. 47 more words

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The Road Less Traveled; Poor African Village to Duke University

It’s not often that I experience pride. In fact, I’m not even sure I really knew what it was to be proud of myself or something I’ve been a part of until just a few months ago. 174 more words

Sponsor This Child: Ramesh Mallela

We would like for you to meet Ramesh Babu Mallela from Andhra Pradesh, India.

This sharp young man is 10 years old going into the 7th grade. 157 more words


Letter from Ecuador

I received a letter from Gabriela J today. Because of the time it takes to get to me from Ecuador, it was actually written in March. 89 more words

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Sponsor a Hungry Child this Anti-Child Labour Day

“If we want to develop our country we should first develop a bright future for children

Child Labour is an injustice done to the children depriving them of their basic right to learn, play and enjoy childhood. 413 more words

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