August 2023

Idiot Parents, Champion Travelers, and a Very Hot Planet: Reflections from a Trip Around the World in 67 Days (with Children)

Idiot Parents, Champion Travelers, and a Very Hot Planet: Reflections from a Trip Around the World in 67 Days (with Children)

by Brandon Blache-Cohen 20 years ago I had the incredible…

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A Ghana VSL Program: Going around the globe with Amizade

A Ghana VSL Program: Going around the globe with Amizade

In addition to being the Outreach Assistant for Amizade, I…

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Lessons Learned in Karagwe, Tanzania

Lessons Learned in Karagwe, Tanzania

This past spring, Joanna Keen traveled to Amizade’s site in…

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A moving reminder: love and respect every day

A moving reminder: love and respect every day

This post is a group blog and will include submissions…

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Announcing Our 2016 Youth Ambassadors

Announcing Our 2016 Youth Ambassadors

Amizade is delighted to announce our 2016 youth finalists for…

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Leading a Group with Amizade

Since 2012, Slippery Rock University has partnered with Amizade to…

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What do you think when you hear "India"?

What do you think when you hear "India"?

What comes to mind when you hear someone mention the word “India”? Do you think of unfamiliar settings? Strong religious influence? Spicy food? These were all things I conjured up in my personal pre-departure expectations of the country. I imagined a colorful landscape with crowded streets.

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Traveling in East Africa… A Typical Journey

Yesterday was our big day of travel from the Karagwe district of Tanzania to Uganda’s capitol, Kampala. Travel in East Africa is typically exhilarating, scary, frustrating, and cause for great laughter all wrapped in the same journey, and rest-assured our day did not disappoint.

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Voices From Tanzania, 2 of 4: Her Story

Voices From Tanzania, 2 of 4: Her Story

This week we bring you a series of blog posts written by participants in Amizade’s summer service-learning course in Tanzania. The posts were written by program participants in response to their work with women from one of Amizade’s community partners, Women Emancipation & Development Agency (WOMEDA).

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