Exactly What All Children Need

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Exactly What All Children Need. – from our friends at Africa Yoga Project

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How To Teach Without Talking

An insightful, inspiring piece by our amazing friends from The Africa Yoga Project.

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On Friday, I traveled with the amazing Irene to an outreach called Kambui School For the Deaf. It’s set back in the country-side of Kenya surrounded by lots of green, and many many dirt roads that both surround and lead to the campus. When you walk through the metal gates and arrive onto the campus, you are met with this beautiful silence. As you walk further down the path, it’s the same silence, and you begin to see students emerge, talking with their hands, sign language, the same facial expressions that any person using words out loud would have. Image

The class was beautiful. Laughter, it’s the same sound too. And when breaking free from a child is perhaps the sweetest, clearest sound in the world. We practiced on a cold dusty red floor that quickly warmed from our movement. We grounded down with our feet, we reached high with our…

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Why Can’t We Sell Charity Like We Sell Perfume?

Why Can’t We Sell Charity Like We Sell Perfume?

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Change Your Behavior or Perish?

 

Change Your Behavior or Perish?

Leila de Bruyne, founder and Director of Communications at Flying Kites, writes for the Huffington Post Impact blog. In this post, de Bruyne raises the point that HIV prevention tools and literature focus on demonizing the disease without providing children already living with it the crucial knowledge that HIV is not the death sentence it once was.

Voluntourism: We have to stop making this about your niece

Voluntourism: We have to stop making this about your niece

Leila de Bruyne , founder and Director of Communications at Flying Kites, writes for Huffington Post Impact. In this piece, de Bruyne reminisces about her own beginnings as a short term volunteer in Kenya and calls for more sustainable and impactful forms of long term volunteer support. 

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