The fight for water in Zambia

I stepped into the kitchen in a Zambian village. This kitchen is outside with a variety of tables, buckets and stools. A woman is plucking feathers from one of the chickens we just saw running around the compound. On the ground is a stainless steel bowl beneath the chicken catching feathers and blood. Ducklings stumble into this bowl to lap up …

7 Staples Essential for Change in third-World Countries

It’s been 4 months since I visited Haiti. For some reason it is still vivid and fresh on my mind. I continue to think about the state of the country and what needs to be accomplished. Better yet, what needs to be provided so it can begin to transform. Obviously, it’s no overnight change and would require the government to …

Haiti – The Wedding

At a loss for words, I hand him an acoustic guitar. I had just learned his name was Jeff but I knew I was supposed to give him this guitar. The look of disbelief on his smiling face tells me no one has ever given him something like this before. Jeff is in his early 20’s and was raised in a …