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The Trees That Grow Become the Forest

Shayne Moore | Posted 03.28.2012 | Impact
Shayne Moore

We have the technology, the medicine, and the resources to have a generation born HIV-free -- we can work together to see the beginning of the end of AIDS by 2015.

Village Reporters

Cooper Munroe | Posted 03.20.2012 | Impact
Cooper Munroe

This past summer 10 American moms, including me, went with the ONE Campaign to Kenya to learn firsthand about U.S.-funded programs in Africa benefitting mothers and children.

A Place of Light and Hope

Shayne Moore | Posted 10.16.2011 | Impact
Shayne Moore

2011-08-16-Screenshot20110816at12.25.05PM.jpg Today the ONE Moms visited a school in Makuru, a slum in Nairobi, Kenya. This place of light and hope is also a place that reeks of raw sewage.

Inspiration From Tuberculosis Patients

Jyl Pattee | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Jyl Pattee

2011-08-15-Screenshot20110815at11.44.55AM.jpg When asked about her greatest concern, one woman immediately replied: "raising good children."

Finding a Reason to Dance

Elisa Morgan | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Elisa Morgan

I hadn't expected joy. Because in Kenya, moms and babies are dying. Way too many. The stats are alarming.

New Hope for Pregnant Women With HIV

Amy Graff | Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact
Amy Graff

Doris is a tall, thin woman with sweet, smiling eyes and skin the color of dark, rich chocolate. When I meet her, she's sitting peacefully outside in a plastic deck chair, cradling a baby. She's 27 years old, and she's HIV-positive.

On Health Home Visits and Being a Life-Changer

Karen Walrond | Posted 01.17.2012 | Impact
Karen Walrond

2011-08-10-Screenshot20110810at12.23.10PM.jpg Since 2008, this home health program has recruited and trained 150 counselors who continue to go door-to-door to provide counseling, testing and household education.

Creativity, Energy And Extra-Ordinaryness In Kenya

Lindsay Maines | Posted 01.18.2012 | Impact
Lindsay Maines

I heard a Kenyan joke, "We don't have oil here in Kenya -- our people are our main exports." We all laughed, but the truth is, though Kenya has many great natural resources, the people are an amazing asset. I have yet to meet an ordinary person.

Sacrificing for Success

Emily McKhann | Posted 10.01.2011 | Impact
Emily McKhann

"Sacrificing for success" -- that was Tabitha's motto. I was thinking about those words today as I walked into Kibera, the largest slum in Africa (think Central Park, N.Y., with 1 million people living in squalor).

We Are Still the World -- Mom Bloggers in Africa

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 09.24.2011 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

A throng of celebs singing on stage about a problem far, far away won't cut it when most of us are concerned about the impact of high food prices on our own baskets.