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Entries by Vivian Glyck from 07/2011

May Mango Madness in Uganda

| Posted 07.01.2011 | Impact

2006 was the last time I was in Uganda in May. On every other visit, I just look longingly at the hard, green, tasteless fruit hanging growing in the trees. But this time we arrived right in time.

Why a School Is More Than Just a Building

| Posted 07.06.2011 | Impact

Nearly a million kids showed up for "free" school and the government could not afford the giant cost to make sure the schools were running effectively.

Smarter Girls Make for Smarter Futures

| Posted 07.14.2011 | Impact

It doesn't take long to see that there are few better ways to change the course of the world than to get girls into school and to keep them there. Fur...

An Ebola Scare and Political Instability Didn't Stop Us

| Posted 07.28.2011 | Impact

Some people thought I was crazy. But I did it anyway because I knew we'd be fine. Despite an Ebola scare and political instability, I took my husband,...