September 10, 2012
I have been participating in the wonderful things One Village does since 2009. First I was on the Harambee committee and joined the board in 2010. I was able to travel to Kenya and see first hand the amazing impact we have on the villages. We invest in the villages to help them become self sustainable on their own. We know it's not just about providing them money but the resources to empower the entire town to grow and prosper more independently. With a commitment from the parents, students, and teachers it truly is a village-wide partnership. And from microfinance loans, feminine education and pads, feeding program, books, and health education we know it's a holistic process. I am proud to be a member of this amazing organization, look forward to the future successes I know we'll have, and hopefully another trip to Kenya to see these successes first hand.
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