Monthly Archive: October, 2012

An African Success Story

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When we first met Bheki Kunene he was a teenager growing up in the township of Guguletu. He had big dreams. He wanted to matriculate from high school, continue his studies and start… Continue reading

Eyeglass Project

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Finding a job in the townships, where some say unemployment and underemployment can be as high as 60% of the workforce, is challenging. Losing a job, then, because you need eyeglasses to be… Continue reading

Insomnia

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Insomnia is nothing new to me. I’ve tried everything to help me sleep including acupuncture, exercise, warm milk, relaxing baths, white sound machines, sleeping pills and natural remedies like valerian root. What I… Continue reading

Making Progress

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In a world where a 14-year-old girl, Malala Yousafzai, can be shot in the head in Pakistan for being an outspoken advocate for educating girls, it’s logical to feel we are making little… Continue reading