Footprints

Monthly Archives: November 2020


Footprints

As we were walking through a village, I noticed so many different paths of footprints. My friend told me that as a young boy in a village, he tracked and located his friends by following their footprints. He was able…

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Gratitude

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Fertilizer in the village

Walking through villages I have always noticed mounds scattered everywhere. After a few village visits, I asked about them. In this village they taught us how they make their own fertilizer. They shared with us the general impact and how…

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Quiet connections

I was updating my team on the project we would be working on the following day, when this young girl approached me and took my hand. I had seen her several times that week, but hadn’t had the chance to…

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Malawi – Traditional dancers

I love watching the Gule Wamkulu dance in villages. Their masks and clothing are so creative. Their mystery and secrecy is intriguing to me and in my early trips, actually frightened me. I was originally told to leave a village…

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We rise by lifting others

I learned so much while working with this community of women. They work together in groups to start businesses with the support from each other. Eventually, they will be able to grow enough to support themselves and help other members…

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Writing on the wall

There is always so much on the walls of the schools I visit. Sometimes it takes my breath away to see some of these writings on the wall. I often think about all of the messages I want my own…

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