Category Archives: International Development

Second to Last Day! It is all ending too fast!

Today was Day 16. That means we had to run from Brikama to Serekunda, and that tomorrow we will finish our run on the Atlantic Ocean in Banjul. The time has finally come! We started out today refreshed and ready … Continue reading

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Day 2.. We have arrived in Basse!

This is the blog from yesterdays run that we were unable to complete on account of the poor internet connection. Blog about completing Km 50-75 today will be up soon! Two days, 51 kilometers completed. We have all made it, … Continue reading

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5 Quotes to Challenge You

Quick Blog Post Today:  Thought I’d share some really moving and inspirational quotes that challenge me to try harder, do more, etc.  Hope they do the same for you! Number 1: “Everyone agrees that primary education is the salvation of … Continue reading

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Every Child Deserves an Education on Health

  I am a strong believer in health promotion.  Health education is one of the most straightforward ways to promote health among a population.  Teach a child about how to ensure they have clean and safe drinking water (and give … Continue reading

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Beauty, Humanity + the Opposite

With this blog, I want to share some beautiful writing about the continent of Africa.  I then I want to climb up on a virtual soapbox and protest someone who I believe is using Africa for their own profit. Last … Continue reading

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