After a particularly fundraising-intensive past couple of months, I took a moment to reflect on my approach to fundraising and my feelings about it.Read More
Download a PDF of this year's annual report or view online.Read More
After three months working on the Umoja Centre in Kenya earlier this year, a couple of months in the US for rest and resupply, I returned to India on 2nd July with the intention of facilitating the next iteration of Dream Class. However, my plans quickly changed after falling seriously ill the same evening the day I arrived, which caused me to reassess my involvement with the class, ultimately setting it on an entirely new path.Read More
Via Cairo and Abu Dhabi on the upper deck of a beautiful Etihad A380, I reached JFK in the United States on 28 April. That gave me three solid months in Kenya, the majority of which I spent in the village working on the Umoja Centre. I'd like to take a look back at that experience, as well as a look forward at what's to come.Read More
After spending the better part of the last year and change in India, I reached Nairobi, Kenya late on 27 February, just in time for Chinese New Year and the start of a new lunar cycle—and with that, a new personal chapter of life.
About a month has past since then and now a little more than six weeks remains to continue preliminary work on the center.Read More
On 30 January, Malezi Centre students, parents, and teachers were joined by community members and volunteers to celebrate the third anniversary of the center's grand relaunch in 2014.
The festive occasion afforded the opportunity to recount the many accomplishments of the past year, present day challenges, and share dreams about the future. It also gave students from each grade level the opportunity to perform various inspirational songs, dances, and poems that they had been practicing for the weeks leading up to the event.Read More