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: […]
January 24, 2013

How excited am I?

Very excited, as it happens. Tonight I give you our very first new scholarship winner of the season-congratulations to Mary of Kenya! Out of respect for […]
December 23, 2012

Tough choices; great moments

Happy Holidays to everyone! Here at GTL we are busy with holiday events, and I am finding a bit of time for some holiday cooking and […]
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 […]
September 17, 2012

Follow us in East Africa

This year’s trip has the first team of travelers landing in Nairobi at 9:00 pm on September 21. Since we will have started in Boston at […]
September 13, 2012

Reaching for the fruit on the highest branches

The thing about always pushing yourself to climb higher is that, from time to time, you will actually fall. A couple of weeks ago, Mary, one […]