Footprints

Category: Women


Quote of the day

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Lucky’s house update 3

How cool is it that we are building a house together while in this COVID experience!?! We might not be able to travel, but we are definitely helping an incredible family survive, build dreams, and take care of others. This…

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Courage

I look back to my first trip of solo international travel and remember how afraid I was. I had been asked to travel to Singapore to teach a leadership session – alone. I felt like an imposter as I planned…

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Doug

On my very first trip to Malawi, I learned of a farmer with albinism named Douglas. He went through the agriculture training the year before. I was told by the leaders at the school that they were concerned about the…

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Storing food

I love growing and harvesting food. I love preserving food, so when we visit villages and learn about their processes I come home inspired and ready to do more. Each village prepares a short presentation to show us what they…

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Friendship

Every visit to Malawi is one of the best ways to feel completely welcome and loved. I meet so many new people each trip and feel like I leave with friends for life. This is something I have tried to…

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Taking time to make the most memorable moments

I work as much as I can, and I push others to work as much as they can, but the most impactful parts of the trip are the ones where we connect on a personal level. It’s when we stop…

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Lucky update

Growing up I had the opportunity to “work” with my dad while he was building houses. The process is quite different, but I really get excited by the progress that happens from week to week. This project brings back so…

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Building a library

I was asked if I could bring a few books to a preschool on one of my visits. I mentioned this request to my team and they all said they would gather books. I expected they would collect between 200-500….

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Lucky’s house update

The bricks are on site. We chose to go with a higher quality brick than the ones typically used in the camp. We want this house to stand strong on it’s foundation and withstand the elements over time. I love…

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