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"Yovo, Yovo, Bonsoir"

“Yovo, yovo, bonsoir” is the song of every Togolese child, and it plays on repeat. I uncomfortably smile and wave “bonsoir” in response, but it is grating on me – it has been grating on me since I first heard it. 298 more words

Africa

I'm Wealthy!

I am a very wealthy person. Not in assets or luxury items or even in my bank account. (No, I didn’t win the PowerBall this week…) But I have a wealth of friends, family, business associates and Rotarians around the world who believe in me, support me and encourage me. 361 more words

Professional Development

Pickerington volunteer a cornerstone of the food pantry

 Amidst the hustle and bustle of preparations for the PCMA Food Pantry of Pickerington’s Food Truck Frenzy is a volunteer who calmly and methodically sorts through produce. 573 more words

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The Real Uganda Week in Pictures

We’ve had an amazing week at The Real Uganda. I’ve been busy saying good-bye to our seven remaining June/July volunteers. So many great personalities, so little time. 229 more words

Africa

First impressions

Everyone told me going to Brazil would be tough. Guidance I thought was unwarranted after my month travelling went off without a hitch and which is finally beginning to make sense. 1,169 more words

Brazil

Donor engagement is not about voodoo

Engagement is not about voodoo. It is however as much about art as about science. It also draws heavily from social sciences; psychology, sociology, ethnography, and digital anthropology. 581 more words

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Lehloa

Just when I thought it was getting warmer, a giant snowstorm hit Lesotho. This post is for those of you who still have trouble believing that anywhere in Sub-Saharan Africa can look like Massachusetts in winter! 222 more words