Category Archives: Volunteering

SWAHILI 101

Language is the blood of the soul into which thoughts run, and out of which they grow.  ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jambo fellow bloggers. How much Kiswahili (Swahili ) do you recognize? ( glossary below) Before we volunteered at The … Continue reading

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Volunteering in Tanzania ~ Ilula Orphan Program: Part III

“In every community there is work to be done. In every nation there are wounds to heal. In every heart there is the power to do it.”  ~  Marianne Williamson ***I apologize for this post going out again, but a … Continue reading

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Why Volunteer? Part II ~ UN Millennium Development Goals (MDGs)

                                       Village children around Ilula, Tanzania. “One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too … Continue reading

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Ilula Orphan Program: Tanzania ~ Volunteering ~ Part I

The purpose of life, after all, is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for newer and richer experiences. –Eleanor Roosevelt, United Nations Diplomat and former First Lady This story begins … Continue reading

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