January 19, 2019

Juan lives in Actopan, Mexico with his wife and children. He and his wife, Rosario, have been working with the women (and men) at the Refuge (Refugio) in Progresso. It is a safe place for women to come as a shelter from gender based violence, receive support and help w...

January 7, 2019

January has an important day to remember, January 11th! It has been designated as National Human Trafficking Awareness Day. As a non-profit that “empowers women around the world through education and economic opportunities,” we are glad to be joining so many other hard...

December 30, 2018

"You are not a stranger here" is written on the sign as you pull into Bethel Baptist Church in Ellerbe, North Carolina! It was true, we did not meet a stranger! 

This Sunday, we appreciated the time we spent with the congregation while sharing The Angaza Project. One of...

December 27, 2018

Visiting the High Schools in Kenya is something we really look forward to when we are in Kenya! It gives us a chance to deepen our relationships in the community, build with the Principal/Director of the school, and learn about the challenges the Teachers and Administr...

December 10, 2018

There are so many beautiful quotes about volunteers!

Some of our favorites include the following:

"Volunteers don't necessarily have the time, they just have the heart" – Elizabeth Andrew

"Volunteers don't get paid, not because they're worthless, but because they are pric...

October 21, 2018

It is all about connections and timing!

When we think back to our initial planning stages of the Girls Empowerment group we wanted to launch, we remember that it was all about connections….. the right place, the right time….paths crossed just as they were supposed to….....

October 20, 2018

 We are so thankful for our partnerships in the field in Kenya and Mexico as well as within the United States of America! Partnerships bring strength to one another as no one organization or person can do it all! Just like the composition of our Board of Directors, eac...

October 10, 2018

Join us in celebrating International Day of the Girl Child October 11th! There are so many ways you can make a difference in the lives of girls around the world with us. Currently, we work in Kenya and Mexico with plans underway for a 3rd location in the world! Very ex...

October 9, 2018

The Unknown Trucker is a real person that we have not yet met! We do know his real name though! As we grew our relationship with The Refugio (The Refuge) in Mexico to support the women’s programming, the items that we often support such as pads, soaps, towels, etc. pil...

September 3, 2018

Have you ever spent time putting together a puzzle? So many pieces…… yet each piece is important to the big picture and unique, no matter how big or small! Each piece has a place it is needed and each piece has a role in completing the bigger picture. When it comes to...

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