Message from one of our newest Board Members
My husband and I traveled to Tanzania in 2006. It was a “bucket list” trip to go on safari and climb Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest peak. That climb was the hardest thing I’ve ever done and permanently shifted my perspective on tenacity and personal limits. But it was the people I met in Tanzania that have had the more lasting effect on me.
There was the waiter who poured out his frustration with parents who had more children than they could afford to educate, and swore that he would save every penny he earned to finish school and break the cycle of poverty. I was humbled by the man who intercepted my village tour to ask for help when he heard I was a “marketing expert.” He wanted to market crafts to raise funds to educate the children… Read More