Social Enterprise

Drawing Camels in Amsterdam in 1958

Turns out, I’m less of a pioneer than I originally thought. Yvonne, who runs the great Rondom Baba Foundation in the Mopti region of Mali, sent me a photo of her drawing camels in 1958 in Amsterdam!!! She is the 4th from the left, in the white, drawing a beautiful, very regal bactrian camel. If […]

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Girls in Ghana Becoming Pilots, Building Planes, and Practicing Humanitarian Aviation

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On my personal blog, I posted about my experience at the Kpong airfield in the Volta Region of Ghana. If you haven’t already, you can read that post here. Here is an excerpt: Northeast of Accra, close to Lake Volta, the largest man-made lake in the world, there is a town called Kpong. It is […]

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Shadowing a Community Health Worker from Project Muso

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My last post featured Mali Health Organizing Project, an organization I have come to admire because of their approach to public health: Instead of trying to implement a pre-formulated plan to improve a community‚Äôs access to health care, MHOP asks the community what their needs are, and what they consider to be possible solutions. MHOP […]

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Mali Health Organizing Project: Changing the way Health Care is Delivered

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Mali Health Organizing Project (MHOP) takes a unique approach to public health. Instead of trying to implement a pre-formulated plan to improve a community’s access to health care, MHOP asks the community what their needs are, and what they consider to be possible solutions. MHOP then works with the community to generate a health care […]

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To All the Camel Drawers and Supporters of this Project, Thank You!

I am now back in the states, recovering from jet lag and already thinking about when I will go back to Mali. Lots of posts are in the works: my time with Project Muso, shadowing one of their community health workers, a visit to the Mali Health Organizing Project, and lots more interviews and video. […]

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