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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Our Amazing Group in Rwanda

Tribal dance honoring the cows.Warrior dancer Noah.One of 75 happy soccer ball recipients!Journal writing and reflection at Murambi.Singing 'Lean on Me' at the goat cooperative.Goat cooperative gives new hope for HIV-positive women.Lauren and Milo feed goats.Jacob and Chris inspire another game.Truth, Su Jin and BunniesThis one almost came home with us!Interviews on site.Coles little buddy.Mama, Milo and Nyamata survivor.Our traveling… [Read Full Article]
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Tuesday, January 28th, 2014

Photos from Rwanda

Milo and Noah help serve lunch at Aspire.Mike, kids and bubbles.Paul hugs a survivor.Justin Carr would be proud.Lauren gets cornrows.Sampson goes native.Katherine and Noah's new friends.African Dance Class.Su Jin, Lauren and Sampson the brave.Imani plays paddy-cake with a local girl.Happy teachers!  Cheri Gaulke and Alethea Tyner Paradis [Read Full Article]
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Monday, January 27th, 2014

Day One in Rwanda

We arrive in Kigali under cover of darkness, and awake the next morning to a stunning view of ochre earth hills adorned with verdant green.All the students are healthy, rested, enthusiastic for our explorations ahead.Our first excursion is to the Kigali genocide museum.  Students questions are thoughtful, their observations sincerely revealing of active inquiry.  Noah remarks that the propaganda cartoons… [Read Full Article]
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Friday, January 24th, 2014

And They're Off! Harvard Westlake Students Travel to Rwanda

Harvard Westlake students gather prior to departure for Rwanda.Harvard Westlake Upper School students are embarking on a one-of-kind educational trip to Rwanda.  For ten days the group will explore the beauty, healing and fascinating stories of Rwanda, a country preparing to recognize the 20-year anniversary of a genocide which claimed nearly one million lives. [Read Full Article]
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Wednesday, January 22th, 2014

Workers of the World, Faint!

PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Just over two years ago, at the Anful Garments Factory in Kompong Speu Province, a young worker named Chanthul and 250 of her colleagues collapsed in a collective spell of fainting. They had to be hospitalized; the production line shut down.Two days later, the factory was back up, and the mass faintings struck again. A worker… [Read Full Article]
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