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How I Survived the Saddest Day of My Life

Vivian Glyck | Posted 01.02.2017 | Parents
Vivian Glyck

It was a hot July day, 12 ½ years ago, right before the Fourth of July. I was eager to spend the weekend with my little boy and husband. But at that...

JLMC Begins Work in Senegal

Vivian Glyck | Posted 03.31.2013 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Just Like My Child Foundation officially signed a covenant with community members for a sustainable water irrigation project, which aims to generate income within the community of Keur Cheikh in Senegal.

A Testimony to Project Grace: 'The Delicacy of Goats' Milk'

Vivian Glyck | Posted 02.16.2013 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Lydia and her family received a dairy goat from Just Like My Child Foundation's Project Grace in August of 2012. Just three weeks later, the dairy nanny kidded female twins. This was the rise of the "goats' milk delicacy" for Lydia and her family.

Save for Health

Vivian Glyck | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Joining a Save for Health insurance cooperative is a great opportunity for the Kyevunze community. At least 70 households, about 450 individuals, must be interested and become members of a cooperative for the cooperative to be created and sustained.

Girl Power for Boys

Vivian Glyck | Posted 09.10.2012 | World
Vivian Glyck

In order to support an environment that will allow the girls trained in our Girl Power Project to lead empowered lives and fight any injustices against girls, the community must also be empowered to support the girls.

Community Legal Volunteers Promote Justice: Part 1 -- Olowo John

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.25.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Several months after receiving paralegal training through Just Like My Child Foundation's (JLMC's) Project Justice, community legal volunteers are ac...

An Exchange Between Farmers Builds Friendships and Strengthens Communities

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.11.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

One of the reasons why Project GRACE is so impressive is because of the support networks it creates between farmers living with HIV. Through these networks farmers share their practical knowledge with one another and support each other.

Global Motherhood: Project GRACE, A Blessing To Families Living With HIV

Vivian Glyck | Posted 08.06.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Project GRACE started in 2009 and provides small loans in the form of poultry and livestock to its participants who work together as well as encourage others to get tested for HIV at Bishop Asili, their local hospital.

Why I Like to Give Ugandan Women Goats...

Vivian Glyck | Posted 01.29.2012 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

I would rather give the Ugandan women goats. I would rather give them a business that they can grow and sell in their own backyards. This way, they can depend on their own destiny and their own business prowess.

Nalubombwe Josephine Got Into the Harvard of High Schools

Vivian Glyck | Posted 10.10.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

It's almost incomprehensible to the residents of her village that a girl born into such a dim reality could be walking into the brightest future possible.

Educating the Educators

Vivian Glyck | Posted 10.03.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

Several of my recent blogs talked about the importance of education in developing countries, specifically in Uganda. I talked about the great impact t...

An Ebola Scare and Political Instability Didn't Stop Us

Vivian Glyck | Posted 09.27.2011 | Impact
Vivian Glyck

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,...