A Baby Surprise

We never thought we’d be welcoming an infant to our widening network in Karatu, Tanzania, but recently such a lovely development has taken place. As we move into the latter half of our sixth year in Tanzania, we’re extraordinarily pleased to see our reach and family there grow. And it’s grown quite literally! Sammy Michael … Continue reading A Baby Surprise

Steering Her Own Life

Nolebonok, the second oldest in a family of five children, comes from a traditional Maasai family in Alchaniomelock village. In January of 2016, she became one of Maasai Partner’s newest sponsorship students. At 23 years old and with a 4-year-old daughter, she is what would be considered a non-traditional student in the US. She completed secondary … Continue reading Steering Her Own Life

Meeting an icon

When I hear quotes, speeches and people talking about everyone making a difference, I usually don’t take it too much to heart. But hearing Jane Goodall point out that every single one of us has some impact on the world every single day—simply by being alive—really drove the point home. This past weekend Kim and … Continue reading Meeting an icon

Out of lemons

It was a classic mugging setup—two guys on a motorbike—and a classic, amateur move on my part—keeping a purse full of valuables on me after dark in an international city. Now missing a passport, small camera, several hundred dollars, two credit cards, a license and a library card, we decided to go to the local … Continue reading Out of lemons