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Miriam’s Kitchen

August 10, 2009

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In the basement of a church in an upscale neighborhood in Washington DC, incredible things are happening. When I first entered the room, it was bustling with activity, but I was struck by the welcoming and cozy feeling in the space. The walls are brightly decorated with art and poetry, and the guests sit at […]

A Fresh Take on Philanthropy and Aid

July 11, 2009

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“Julius Okutu Astiva runs a adult education center in Vihiga, Kenya. He teaches people who haven’t been afforded the opportunities of education growing up, often due to financial constraints. He teaches a large group of young and older women practical skills such as sewing and farming, as well as the formal essentials such as reading. […]