"Only a life lived for others is a life worth living."
"My first trip to Africa in 2013, was magical. As a young girl, my grandfather, who was a missionary that traveled to Africa often, would tell me stories of a land far away, filled with special people, unusual animals and amazing landscapes. That first trip, to a continent I had only read about, seen pictures in National Geographic and dreamed about someday visiting, changed my outlook on life. I had packed supplies for remote schools in rural Zimbabwe, that didn't have enough funding for basics such as pens, pencils, notebooks and erasers....
Along with our team leaders, our group also includes a number of talented and selfless sewers, kind individuals who organize and pack our kits, as well as a support team of many generous contributors.
It takes a community to make a difference.
Founder & President
Director of Operations
Director of Development
Team Leader, Zimbabwe
This is a typical homestead. The huts are made from a mix of the local soil, cow dung and water, creating a concrete-like compound.
There is no running water or electricity. They cook their meals over a fire in their kitchen hut.
In the evening, the children must study by the fire since they have no electricity.
Many children walk 3 - 15 miles one way to school.