Though the headlines no longer clamor for the world's attention, Ebola is still very much a part of people's lives in West Africa a year after the outbreak was first reported in March 2014.
"Until you go and see what their life is like, it's hard to wrap your head around what your sponsorship means. These are real people with real lives, not numbers coming out of your bank account."
At ChildFund, when we leave a community, it's usually a good thing. It means success, and that we've reached our goal of empowering that community to become self-sufficient. This is the case today in southern India, with the conclusion of the Dhondenling Family Welfare Project.
Labels: Peru , Volunteers In just the first week of the New Horizon's mission in Peru, more than 2000 patients have been seen and treated. Project HOPE volunteers have been critical to the successful medical site in San Clemente.
By avoiding the overt commoditization to which celebrity is prone, and finding a proper distance between celebrity and sufferer, this engagement may successfully cultivate positive, lasting engagement with global suffering. C