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What the new year brings

Each new year seems to bring a recommitment to getting better, doubling down and diving into ambitious goals, desires and solving troubling problems across the world and in our own lives. I believe many of us tend to think that because we are only “one” that we can’t make a difference in any life beyond […]

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How Cambodia House Building Expedition Works

Global Outreach Foundation received an update from one of our partners, Tabitha. Please see below for a report on how our Cambodia House Building service learning expedition works and the end result that you could help with: building a home for a fa mily. I received a report today – it’s from one of my […]

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Will I Choose To Do It?

I’ve recently been reading in Seth Godin’s book Tribes and have been impressed with how much can be applied to The Global Outreach Foundation. Godin talks of leadership and the role in an organization, especially a smaller tight-knit one like The Global Outreach Foundation. In such a small organization, where each body is looked up […]

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People as a Foundation

Steve Wrigley was recently interviewed, and we decided to publish the questions and answers that he gave here on the blog. Enjoy! What’s something concrete and tangib le you’ve learned in the last three months? People are amazing! Without people, you have nothing. With whatever we’re doing in life, we can create the big plans, […]

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Floppy Fish vs. Sturdy Hook

On our last expedition to Kenya, I had the privilege of talking to the parents of Ematende Primary School. Ematende is one of the schools we support where 364 young, bright Kenyan students receive a quality education. There, I spoke to the villagers about the difference between an organization that gives out the fish, and […]

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Analyze. Reflect. Act.

“Hundreds of millions of people are worse off now than twenty years ago. That some nations should be rich and others poor can even seem inevitable as we watch, year by year, the indicators of well-being improve in some, and decline in others, with lo wer incomes, fewer children in school, deteriorating services in health, […]

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Let’s Fly!

“We are each of us angels with only one wing. And we can only fly embracing each other.” -Luciano de Crescenzo We are better off when we work together. & We work to serve–do this and do that. & Our volunteers gain authentic cultural immersion experiences, learn about community development and global poverty issues, and […]

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Empowering is Realizing Potential

A few months ago, I wrote a blog post about what empowering children really means. My viewpoint hasn’t necessarily changed since then, it has only been expanded. I’ve recently finished reading Three Cups of Tea by Greg Mortenson and one paragraph in there stood out to me more than anything as I finished the book […]

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Empowering Children: What does it mean?

When I was first approached by Steven Wrigley about The Global Outreach Foundation, many things caught my eye. What the organization was about, his vision on where it would be, the contacts he had to make it happen and more than anything, the drive that he had to make a change in the world. However, […]

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Jack of All Trades, Master of None

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