Archive for 'February,2011'
Before the sun had risen, 24 year old Lal Shree Gurung from Puranokot woke up and headed to the Gairi Lamjung Skill Development Center. Lal is the only sibling left living with her aging parents, who, [...]
There is just something wonderful about eating a meal with vegetables from your very own garden. For the villagers of Chirixquitzac, vegetables were a luxury… if you could get to the local market and if you [...]
For the past ten years, Tux Hermojenes of Xalibe, Guatemala has lived without eyesight. As you might imagine, this has made it very difficult to take care of his family. Even simple tasks became nearly impossible. His [...]
On a crisp January morning, thirteen Deseret Health employees woke up in La Joyita, Mexico – almost 2000 miles from home. In this small rural village, the community had a dream of building a junior high [...]
With shovels in hand, we left the village of Huancuyo, Bolivia early in the morning and headed up the mountains. Three miles and two hours later, into the thinning air, we reached our destination – the [...]
In a recent Time magazine article* columnist Nancy Gibbs state “In Sub-Saharan Africa, fewer than 1 in 5 girls make it to secondary school.” If you are asking yourself what CHOICE Humanitarian and its villages are [...]
In the semi-arid area of Samburu, Kenya, water is a scarce resource. The villagers of Egu were forced to trek long distances – up to 6 miles – just to get their daily water, taking valuable [...]