Always a learning curve

Our work to bring water to Nkiito continues, helped in no small part to our volunteer Tina! I’m pulling in knowledge from all corners of the globe, from water engineers in Texas (EWB) to Tesla Powerwall in California to…

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Extending a productive day

1 year ago, AVIF sent 8x Pro 300 solar lamps to Hamza. We knew Hamza from a previous volunteering project. Hamza was able to set up a small business buying and selling these solar lamps from SunKing, part of…

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WASH in Kibera

My good friend, Liz, runs the non-profit Sadili Oval Sports Academy, a safe haven on the edge of Kibera, Africa‚Äôs largest and poorest slum. Sadili is a Kiswahili term, meaning “well-being”. Liz’s blogpost is here and I’ve highlighted a few points. Several…

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Code Clubs in Kenya

Back in 2015 I wrote this post (below). Since then we’ve had a rollercoaster ending in the loss of our amazing Irene RIP, just over a year ago.  I live & work with tech and this is so important: I…

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Organic Chocolate from the Amazon

Crave, Buy, Support:  via the global Generosity site fundraiser or the Brazilian-only Kickstarter   Combu Island is in the equatorial rainforest of the Amazon. Here they speak the beautiful language of Portugese, which should not stop you from watching the…

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