07/28/2011 01:17 pm ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

An Ebola Scare and Political Instability Didn't Stop Us

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, Mike, and my 8-year-old son to Uganda to visit Just Like My Child's projects. My son raised money and delivered nearly $3000 worth of school supplies to orphans at Just Like My Child's schools. He also ate fried crickets and had his first sighting of giraffes on the beautiful Ugandan savannah. But that's a story for another time!

My husband, an entrepreneur, was so blown away by how we're helping to create thousands of entrepreneurs on the other side of the world, that he created this video:

And he's helped us to raise thousands of dollars to give people the hope, dignity, and freedom of economic independence. You can too by clicking here, just a little goes a long way in Uganda.