A Room to Read

International Literacy Day, celebrated on September 8, was first established by UNESCO in 1966. Forty-seven years later, the social issue of illiteracy still affects over 775 million people in the world. One in five adults has difficulty reading. This lack of a basic education prevents individuals, families, and communities from rising out of poverty. Room […]

Seeing With New Eyes

“The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.” Marcel Proust Somebody sent me this quote the other day, and in the moment  I currently find myself (in a way “discovering new landscapes”), this quote takes on a special meaning. What do we see when we look? Or better yet, what […]

Recycled Hope

First came the idea of creating a music program for kids. Fortunately, the program grew more than what the creators expected. Then, as usual, when in need, men are able to bring up creative solutions using all resources available, even when they’re just in the middle of a landfill. This is the background of the […]