Tag: hiv/aids

Every Child is Our Child

$120! That’s all. A lousy 120 bucks for a whole year. It boggles the mind. At first I thought I had heard wrong. It costs only $120 to send an orphaned child whose parents died of HIV/AIDS to school for a year in Ghana. Right now our small program, begun by the UU United Nations …

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From Odumase, Ghana: Education is Medicine

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. Lorella Hess is a member of the UUA delegation that is currently visiting the “Every Child is Our Child” program partners of the UU-UNO in Ghana. In this blogpost she shares reflections following visits to schools near Odumase. Conditions in these schools are primitive. The …

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From the Gray Van – Ghana: Odumase to Accra

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. Check back for regular posts on our journey. -Peter Our first day in Ghana was filled with formalities as we met The Royals. We had audiences with the Paramount Queen Mother, many more queen mothers and the King of the Krobo people We packed into …

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An Education in Partnership in Ghana

Below is a post from our Faith Without Borders blog. I leave for Ghana in a few days, and I look forward to firsthand experience with the UU-UNO Every Child is our Child program. I have heard so much about this. Check back for regular posts on our journey. -Peter Thirteen Unitarian Universalist leaders, including …

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Hot Off the Press

One of the quiet things our Association does that is so very valuable is publishing terrific books. Today I would like to highlight a couple of terrific new books from Skinner House. The first is Social Action Heroes: Unitarian Universalists Who Are Changing the World by Michelle Bates Deakin, Senior Editor of UUWorld magazine. Here …

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