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KEEN Donates Shoes to Podoconiosis in Ethiopia

August 1st, 2010 by · 2 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

This spring we traveled to Gimbie, Ethiopia where I made a promotional video with Monica Barlow and Binyam Teferi to raise awareness for Podoconiosis, a debilitating disease just “rediscovered” in western Ethiopia. The video has since been widely viewed, including one very important viewing by the good people at KEEN Shoes. Joni Kabana, a friend and […]

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The Street Boys

April 19th, 2010 by · 4 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

Mark Twain delights us with the wonders of boyhood. Skinned knees and bare feet, wild with imagination and thirst for adventure. Jirata, Dameka, and Lalise would fit brilliantly into these pages. I can see these three scamps racing the red clay roads to the staduim on Saturday mornings to watch futbol, striking taekwondo poses, and […]

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April 10th, 2010 by · 3 Comments · Africa, Ethiopia

elephantiasis, Ethiopia, third world medicine, volunteer, video

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The Gift of Knowing Good Health

December 18th, 2009 by · 5 Comments · Africa, Tanzania

I’d taken to riding in the Land Rover with the tanzanian staff. It started on the second day in order to beat the mobile clinic to the village and capture video of it’s arrival, but from that moment on I kept my spot in the car. I preferred the intoxicating laughter as the staff amused […]

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