I have just hung up from a phone meeting with three very smart students at Augsburg College in Minneapolis.
My day had been difficult. I’d worried about some things that hung heavily in my heart. In this meeting, we went through the logistics of their school project, outlining how these young people will help The Mama Ada Foundation reach out to corporations.CONTINUE READING →
The Mama Ada Foundation operates a simple farm program. Quite basically, the Mama Ada Advisory Council in Kenya oversees local committees that name farmers to receive seeds and fertilizer. These farmers, often mothers and grandmothers raising children alone, are given assistance to plant their small fields to grow food to feed their families.CONTINUE READING →
As I write this blog, I have just recovered from a nasty case of laryngitis. One week ago my voice was a mere whisper. Those close to me know that words endlessly fall from my lips. The idea that these words would be forever trapped without voice to carry them into the world sent me into an admittedly near state of panic and into a wilderness of sorts.CONTINUE READING →