to me, this woman in the blue skirt represents true beauty. she doesn't fit the conventional beauty look of today, but she doesn't have to. She is beautiful because she has a heart for the children she volunteers for. and to me, that is so much more.

This woman in the blue skirt represents true beauty. She doesn't have a fake tan, the best fashion, or even the prettiest long blonde hair.

Small glimpse into all of the  obstacles  women from Africa have to overcome. Grateful for our refugee knitters who have been resettled in the US and now have a second chance at life:)

Infographic: CNN’s The Life of an African Child (informative … but slightly unbalanced)

The joy of a child in Africa experiencing fresh well water for the first time.

It only took "water" a thing we see everyday. A thing We take for granted. A thing we need. It simply took water to make me happy. It only took water for me to smile

I left my heart in Africa....ONE

Join the fight against extreme poverty

Children in Uganda - this is one of the issues that breaks my heart - babies taking care of babies.  Such a need for strong parentals here.

Children in Uganda care for young siblings. Love when I offered to hold them and the older child (not always a sibling) shyly let me know if the little one had made a pee-pee yet.

10 best calming tracks...maybe can be used with the art activity

10 Best Classical Music Tracks For Calm and Tranquility

Tanzania, Africa by Adrian Paul. A small group of young Maasai children at their outdoor school village school in Northern Tanzania.

small chalkboard and some wooden benches) to grab peoples attention on why we need their clickers, in order to build real schools.

I have always wanted to go to Africa with a Christan Missionary to help children that starve, want education, and have health problems.


African children's library with rammed earth walls by BC Architects

Children's library in Africa with rammed earth walls by BC Architects and Studies

Library of Muyinga [Burundi] // BC architects & studies in cooperation with LUCA School of Arts, Sarolta Hüttl, Sebastiaan Debeir and Hanne Eckelmans