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A gift of empowerment

On November 27, 2015 By

The season of gift giving is coming around as Christmas time approaches. Who do you choose to support with your donations or efforts? Are you hosting a seasonal party that could be a fundraising event? Does the company you work for support charity? I am once again in Cameroon, working with Better World Cameroon toward […]

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Did you know that countless women in Africa cook the family meals on 3-stone fires? I don’t have statistics, but I see the evidence all around us both in the city of Bamenda and when we go to the Village. I have mentioned building improved wood stoves frequently since our arrival here, and many women […]

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Get your hands into some good African Earth! Inviting Natural builders to come and help build our first buildings at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage , Bafut, Cameroon. It’s time to build something this dry season: we have plenty of good building earth, raffia and access to wood. Come and help create a small cabin as a […]

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out of the ordinary

On July 2, 2011 By

  Every once in a while the universe sends me a gift. I don’t always recognize it immediately and it doesn’t ever look the same: It may be something stopping things from the way I expect them to go and giving a little space in time to slow down or take a walk. It may […]

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Home is where?

On February 3, 2011 By

Changing worlds doesn’t get easier over time as you may think- culture shock still happens to me when I return back to Canada. First the world seemed so much quieter and so gray here, not to mention cold. My dreams kept taking place in Africa and even now after a week still do. So let’s […]

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