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20th Nov 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Turned My Caterpillars into Butterflies

I initiated a project with zero guaranties of success and was a groundbreaking one in the United Arab Emirates. When against all odds the government of Dubai gave several children from the slums of Dhaka, Bangladesh visas so they can stay in Dubai, get educated and find their place in the world. That was a […]

The Watopotians
15th Nov 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on The Watopotians

We took took the children in our care up to Phnom Chisor, which is near the Wat Opot Children’s Community; a home for vulnerable children; a place they call home. It was a beautiful day amongst the pre-Angkor ruins and a lovely photo opportunity. Melinda, 43, Cambodia

27th Oct 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on The Power of the Human Spirit

A few days ago, while I was working at a diner for very poor children in the countryside, I sat on a stone to wait for the children to finish their lunch. I was absorbed in my thoughts when I noticed that one of the youngest ones –not older than 5 years old- had come […]

26th Oct 2011 Posted in: Magical Moments Comments Off on Travel Like You Care!

Four years ago, traveling changed my life for the better! I came to Montezuma, Costa Rica with two friends and immediately fell in love with the natural beauty, lush jungle, stunning beaches. I had been working as an inner city high school teacher for years and longed for change. At this time in my life, […]

Helping Get an Education
25th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Helping Get an Education

Zoe, 6 years old, is coming to class on a one-hour long daily walk, proud to come to school, unlike her parents who are both illiterate. She enters a room where 90 pupils are present, instead of 30, with 3-4 pupils on each bench instead of 1-2. Today she is welcome by Paper for All […]

The Day I Helped My Friend
22nd Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on The Day I Helped My Friend

It was a beautiful afternoon and my friend and I were staying for afternoon activities at my school. All of a sudden, my friend tells me that she forgot the small bag of hers that had her grasshopper shoes and other precious items. She told me that she had left it on the bench but unfortunately […]

Art and Giving
20th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Art and Giving

Art is a portal through which we channel our emotions, ideas and views of the world around us. It is to the soul as air is to life. My paintings encompass sadness, calmness and of course mother earth. The blue parts shows sadness and tear drops from those children who are in charity and do […]

Saving My Friend
17th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Saving My Friend

I personally believe that saving a life is one of the most extraordinary feelings ever. I wake up every morning with asmile, knowing I’m responsible for life still progressing. I don’t usually help anyone emotionally, but I really did it and it worked. Not more than a year ago, a very good friend was going […]

Brave
7th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Brave

My sister has always stood by my side all the days of my life. She always had wise words, a strong heart and is fearless. Sometimes you won’t take her seriously because she’s so hilarious. She brings life to parties. One day, we went to a restaurant with splendid food at the mall. While our […]

Life
6th Oct 2011 Posted in: Gallery Comments Off on Life

These days people make fun of diseases or viruses, not knowing about the consequences of it. One day, i was in class, when my Physical Education teacher was talking about health. Obviously the HIV/AIDS Topic came up and a friend of mine, Myra, made fun of it saying those who have the virus are stupid […]

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