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5 05, 2015

Room to Read Spring Benefit 5/6!

By | May 5th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Laos, Los Angeles, Southeast Asia, Sri Lanka, Tanzania|Tags: , , , , |

 “If every child received an education, 171 million people would be lifted out of poverty.” Room to Read Gala ROOM TO READ's 5th Annual SPRING BENEFIT is happening tomorrow at a Private Estate in Beverly Hills! Last chance to purchase tickets to this fun & charitable fundraising event that goes towards building schools and [...]

19 02, 2015

Top 7 Sand Beaches in the World

By | February 19th, 2015|Categories: Africa, Asia, Central America, Europe, Hawaii, Middle East, South America, Southeast Asia|Tags: |

A beautiful sandy beach with the soothing sound of waves breaking on the shore is at the top of the list of many people’s requirements when planning their summer holiday. This list brings together some of the most idyllic spots in the world for feeling soft and warm sand in between your toes. There’s something [...]

8 12, 2014

“A Path Appears” Documentary

By | December 8th, 2014|Categories: Africa, Central America, Haiti, US|Tags: , , , , , |

From the Creators of "Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide", comes another wonderful documentary about Hope. A Call to Action. And how a little help can go a long way and make a humongous impact on someone's life, in the US or Across the World. Half the Sky is a three-part documentary [...]

18 07, 2012

Happy 94th Birthday Nelson Mandela!

By | July 18th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , |

Nelson Mandela spent 27 years in jail for leading an armed anti-apartheid campaign and became president in 1994 until 1999 in South Africa. He was the first to be elected into a fully represented Democratic Election. Mandela is considered one of our most respected modern day role models among with Dalai Lama, Mother Teresa, Martin [...]

10 03, 2012

My Response to the KONY 2012 critics

By | March 10th, 2012|Categories: Africa|Tags: , , , |

With every cause trying to do good in this world, are critics who are going to challenge and oppose it. After 50 million views of the Kony 2012 video in the past 4 days, are just as many cynics such as the most popular "Visible Children". The Complaints: 1)  Only 1/3 of the funds from [...]

20 12, 2011

Bask Cause: Kids of Kilimanjaro

By | December 20th, 2011|Categories: Africa, California, Tanzania|Tags: , , |

I had the honor to interview the altruistic founder of Kids of Kilimanjaro, George Namkung, on his praiseworthy Charity that provides lunch to 15,000 kids a day in the beautiful mountaintop of Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. [...]

16 01, 2009

Donkeys boost Ethiopian literacy!!

By | January 16th, 2009|Categories: Ethiopia|

By Elizabeth Blunt BBC News, Awassa In a bamboo and matting shelter on the edge of the town of Awassa, rows of tiny children are struggling with Ethiopia's fiendishly complicated Amharic alphabet. "Huh - HUH! Hoo - HOO! Hee - HEE! Ha - HA!" they chant in unision after their teacher. Their teacher is a [...]