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Last days in Mali

Posted By: sbutler on December, 12 2011
Last days in Mali
Here’s the next installment of student blog posts!  This one is from Samantha Butler who went to Mali in 2011.  Here’s the link to the  original post. _______________________________________________________ Aw ni sogoma balimaw!  (Good morning people!) The power goes out all the time here.  In those first few seconds after the...

Reality Check

Posted By: sbutler on November, 21 2011
Reality Check
Hey! We’re going to be sharing some blog posts from past Edge trips.  This one is by John Myer, who went to Mali in 2009!  Here is the link to the original post. ———————————————————————————————————————- I have to keep reminding myself that I am in Africa. It has been 5 months,...

CCDA Conference

Posted By: sbutler on November, 11 2011
CCDA Conference
In October, 11 students and alumni made the long trek to Indianapolis, IN to attend the Christian Community Development Association (CCDA) conference.  CCDA was founded by Dr. John M Perkins, whose foundation we partner with in Jackson, MS. The theme of the conference was Innovate–developing new solutions for the problems...

Changing the World

Posted By: sbutler on November, 04 2011
Changing the World
One of our very own students, Kharla Graham (with the help of Sarah Farmer), made this video on anti-human trafficking.  Kharla is currently working with the organization Called To Rescue, which raises awareness and prevention of human trafficking domestically and internationally. Click here to watch! And here’s the Called To...

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