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Getrude Matshe

The Day I Was Supposed to Meet Nelson Mandela

Getrude Matshe | Posted 02.05.2014 | Black Voices
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As a child born and raised in Zimbabwe, I grew up hearing his name spoken and his story being shared almost every day. And 46 years later his legacy continues.

Taco Bell's CEO Talks About the Precious Gift of Time

Getrude Matshe | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

A couple of weeks ago I was speaking to Taco Bell CEO Greg Creed, who also serves as co-chairman of the Taco Bell Foundation for Teens, a nonprofit 50...

Global Camps Africa: A Life Saving Summer Camp With a Difference

Getrude Matshe | Posted 08.24.2013 | Impact
Getrude Matshe

In many African countries where the pandemic is most severe, families do not address the issue: children are beaten or chided if they dare bring it up, and schools and churches follow largely along the same lines.

A Bachelorette, Michael Douglas and HPV

Getrude Matshe | Posted 08.10.2013 | Celebrity
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Former ABC Bachelorette hopeful and pediatric dentist Dr. Misee Harris was simply researching HPV online and was shocked to see the news surrounding...

June 8 2013 World Ocean Day - Beautiful Wave Maker Voyage

Getrude Matshe | Posted 08.04.2013 | Green
Getrude Matshe

Ocean Story came about from a madcap journey. The founder, Samantha Koshare Edouardes, her partner, bought their first boat and with her brother and a few adventurers decided to set sail across the Caribbean sea, through the Panama Canal and then across the Pacific.

Want to Help Someone? Shut Up and Listen!

Getrude Matshe | Posted 08.06.2013 | Impact
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Last year, I watched a TEDx video by Ernesto Sirolli called "Want to help someone? Shut up and listen! ", it was filmed in Christchurch, New Zealand s...

Vogue Africa: The Work of a Visionary Light Years Ahead of His Time

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.19.2013 | Black Voices
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I remember growing up as a little girl in Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, and having no access to books or magazines that portrayed and highlighted African beauty. Sadly, 46 years later, this is still the case.

Dr. Bill Dorfman: He Who Does the Giving, Receives the Greatest Gift

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.15.2013 | Impact
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Not only does Dr. Dorfman bring smiles to his Hollywood clientele, he also helps women in the community who are victims of domestic violence. Restoring their smiles gives them confidence to go back to work.

Who Will Love My Children?

Getrude Matshe | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
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For most orphaned African children, angels are very real people. They experience brief encounters with them- people who come in and out of their orphanages, their squatter camps and their lives -- and for very fleeting moments they stay.

Operation Insight

Getrude Matshe | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
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When I asked him what inspired him to give, he said he had always wanted to give back, and he is now at a stage in his career where he can do that.