For the first time in my life, I traveled to East Africa. Recently, I decided to take a week of vacation and spend it traveling with my husband to see the work he does with microfinance institutions in East Africa. While traveling with my husband, an amazing opportunity presented itself and I took it! I […]
L.A.C.E.S.’s programs began last month. With each new season, there are more children, new staff, and exciting challenges. Training is an essential component of each new season, since it allows new coaches—who are all volunteers—to learn from current staff and mentors about the organization and how to implement L.A.C.E.S.’s philosophy. The volunteers receive training in […]
Joe Russell and John Parsons started a fundraising program called Seeds of Hope. Farmers donate the profits of their land to L.A.C.E.S.; Joe and John have reached out to various farmers in their community and 40 acres of land has been donated. Last year Joe and John despite difficult conditions raised $8,000.
Grace is running 26.2 miles for L.A.C.E.S. on September 30th. So far she has raised almost $700.00, but has a goal to raise $2,620.00.
A month long visit can only provide a glimpse of daily life in a county. I want to share with you about my time in Liberia and the people I met. Before even arriving in Liberia, I was exhausted. I had planned to come up with an extensive game plan for my arrival, but graduate […]
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