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Global Giving

Global Giving

It’s not uncommon to hear parents in Medfield, Massachusetts say that the reason they moved to town was the schools.  It’s true that Medfield schools have an outstanding reputation.  But it’s not just high test scores and an award winning music program that make them special. Character Counts Teachers in Medfield work hard to cultivate character traits such as honesty, […]

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Thank You Reebok

Thank You Reebok

Group identity is a powerful motivator.  Everyone wants to be part of something important.  Thanks to ongoing support from Mike Kratochwill and Reebok, we have been able to supply two sets of sports teams and peer educators with Reebok gear!  The children wear their matching shirts with pride!

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Update on the Pad Group

Update on the Pad Group

In July of 2010, volunteer and long time C4C donor, Bridget McBride taught a group of 60 girls how to make washable pads. This past August, I got to sit down with the girls to see how their income generating project had fared over the past year. I was hopeful that they might have made some money, but having worked […]

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Girl Power!

Girl Power!

The highlight of my trip to Zimbabwe this past summer was the camp I ran for teenage girls.  The campers included girls from the community as well as girls from Tsungirirai.  I also chose ten teenage camp leaders from varied backgrounds – some were orphans and some lived with one or even two parents, some were HIV positive, some were […]

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Arden’s 2009 Trip

Arden’s 2009 Trip

Returning to Zimbabwe this past June, I was transported back to a place where plans are always tentative and to-do lists only create frustration, where meetings run late and photocopiers never work.  A place where I have to bathe out of a bucket and cook over a fire.  Where people are hungry, children are parent-less, and suffering is a way […]

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Letter from Liz

I can’t believe that almost three years have gone by since Arden and I lived in Zimbabwe. Just as I feared would be true, I find it gets easier and easier for me to get caught up in my own life here in Boston, and put off the work we do for Coalition for Courage most days. Looking back at […]

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