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Water for Hope
March 19th, 2013
By Sydney Gray (Current First Fifth Global Advocate) Read more at: http://mamamaji.com/ “Karibu! Karibu!” Welcome! Welcome! Ushered into the house, she sat [...]
Budondo, Uganda: Women’s Reproductive Health Center Update!
March 12th, 2013
Budondo is a village in eastern Uganda that faces a lack of reproductive health services. Families desperately wish to improve their situation but do not have [...]
Back in Africa and back in Love!
February 15th, 2013
Hi Friends, I am writing you from Kisumu, Kenya! It’s my fourth year back and feels like I have never left. Upon arriving I was welcomed with open arms [...]
Standing room only for Mama Hope Supporters
February 11th, 2013
By Andrew Shaffer and Brianna Russell Every month a group of Tuesday Night Writers gets together for their Pints & Prose fundraising event at Peri’s Bar [...]
Second Week in Photos
August 26th, 2012
Hussan and Baboo wait for their team to be called to the starting line at the St. Timothy’s Olympics in Moshi, Tanzania. © Bryce Yukio Adolphson, [...]
One more week in Africa and HUGE new goal!
August 13th, 2012
The people of Chiga come together to celebrate and get clean water on the opening day of the Chiga Water project in Kisumu, Kenya. (©Sarah Rice, 2012) We are [...]
Eunice’s Wish. Granted.
August 9th, 2012
Every day Gratefulness.org sends me a quote of the day. The first thing I do when I wake up is read this quote and I find that often it sets the tone for the [...]
Olympic fun and so much more!
August 8th, 2012
This year our time spent in Tanzania was truly amazing, even more so than previous years. The day we left Nyla and I started crying out of nowhere. We felt so [...]
First Week in Photos
July 30th, 2012
Students studying at Maai Mahiu Boy’s Secondary School. Beans and Maize cooking at Maai Mahiu Primary feeding 850 students daily. Youth [...]
Two Days. Eight Schools
July 26th, 2012
As I travel around Africa, I see potential everywhere. Everyone is an entrepreneur and thirsty for knowledge and always looking for ways to improve their [...]
The Mama Hope Team is back in Africa!
July 23rd, 2012
Arriving again to another summer in Africa and I’m so happy to be back! As I get off the plane I immediately feel a jolt of energy and excitement run [...]
We know where we’ve been
July 23rd, 2012
Lauren Wright, Mama Hope Global Advocate, writes about connection, coming to terms with the end of an experience of a lifetime and the exciting completetion [...]
An African home is never full.
June 3rd, 2012
I eat at Anastasia’s house almost every night and I’ve never dined with less than 10 people. Tonight we were 12 people and 3 kittens. We ate chipati [...]
May 21st, 2012
Lion King. That’s what I knew about Kenya before I came. Zazu, Rafiki, Simba—hakuna matata. Having been to Zambia, I understood some of the broad [...]
April 26th, 2012
There is more of a story behind Mama Hope’s most recent Stop the Pity video, “African men. Hollywood stereotypes”, then the public knows. It [...]
Foreign Aid Horror Stories: What can be learned from them?
March 19th, 2012
Author Brianna Russell Graduate Student at USF in International Studies Foreign Aid Horror Stories: What can be learned from them? As an humanitarian and [...]
Lauren in Ghana update!
February 29th, 2012
Hi everyone, I recently wrote a new blog post with some updates about what’s going on in Bawjiase, including fundraising updates for new [...]
Help create the United Hearts Sustainable Fish Pond!
February 24th, 2012
Greetings, my name is Lauren Wright and I have just spent 9 months in Bawjiase, Ghana in partnership with Mama Hope for the past year in order to build the [...]
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