Category Archives: Humanitarian

International Day of the Girl Child

  October 11 is International Day of the Girl Child. Haven’t heard of it? Check out this site and this one. It is a day to both celebrate girls the world over, and face the facts of the struggles girls face worldwide. Lack of equal access education for girls is one of the most pressing…

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  • Kim

    Enjoyed reading your blog… love that you’re donating time and talents for this cause… these girls deserve a chance!ReplyCancel

One Year Later – Remembering the Congo

I am feeling quite nostalgic and a bit emotional these days. When I open up my Timehop app and Facebook I am reminded that a year ago today, I was driving through the DR Congo with my One Million Thumbprints team. (I have posted about this experience in depth here  if you are interested or…

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One Million Thumbprints – #1MTClimb4Peace Update

I received an amazing email this week… an update on the programs that our #1MTclimb4peace team fundraised for. It was such good, good news in the midst of a world that seems to be going to hell in a hand basket. Some of my teammates and I have been processing together through a writing group….

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Behind the image | DRC Edition

WARNING: Graphic story of rape and assault in this post… Trigger warning for some. Photography is my particular way of storytelling or story-capturing. I prefer to photograph real life, real people and real events over crafted or staged sessions. But often times, I don’t know the full story behind the image I am capturing. Sometimes…

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This is their story. This is their song.

An extraordinary musician, Josh Garrels, is giving his latest album Home (Anniversary Edition) away for FREE on Noisetrade for the next 7 days while donating 100% of the tips to One Million Thumbprints. Not only that, but he wrote, mixed and recorded two completely new tracks just for us and this promotion.     Full disclosure. Until…

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