Archive for August, 2012

My Heroes: Wendy & Greg Nyhus

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012 |

  My heroes: Wendy & Greg Nyhus. I joined them in 2010 at Baptist Med Center in northern Ghana, where they coordinated the host of international volunteers and established a chicken farm to support the orphanage, both by providing food to eat and eggs to sell.   Before they ever met, Greg was the business […]

Should You Volunteer In Africa?

Thursday, August 2nd, 2012 |

This moment I am writing from Angola in southern Africa where I work each summer. Volunteering here requires a significant personal, emotional, and financial investment. Is it right for YOU? Let’s dissect the outcomes you would expect from a term in Africa and explore whether such a venture is in your future:   You will […]