November 4, 2013

Lives Are Transforming – Conversations and visits

Every year we issue a few special invitations to friends and acquaintances whom we think might enjoy the chaos and intensity of our trip to East […]
September 14, 2013

For Sharon

This post is for a young woman named Sharon, who is just about ready to take the world in her hands. If there is anything to […]
June 11, 2013

News from East Africa

Is there a busier time than spring? As is the case for many you I suspect, my month has been about work, recovering from tax season […]
March 27, 2013

Tea with Harriet

Hello faithful readers! It has been a busy couple of weeks as we wrap up the scholarship season at Growth Through Learning, and I have plenty […]
February 1, 2013

A Big Hello to Mary Nabalayo

I received an email from Sister Salome in Uganda this morning that one of her students had shown up early–really early–to school from the end-of-year break: […]
December 13, 2012

A little teamwork

My East African colleagues are still on break, and I have no intention of interrupting Sister Salome’s movies, so almost all of the activity around here […]