2014 in review

Our year in review, thanks for your support! Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 370 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people. Click here to see the complete report.

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September Update

Dear SAHARA Project Supporters, We thank you for keeping us in your thoughts and prayers these past several months. The SAHARA Project board has been spread across the globe this summer pursuing our career goals in medicine, developmental economics, and community health. We would like to share a brief summary of our summers as well […]

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Introducing Kibuye Hope Hospital

Our next partnership is with Kibuye Hope Hospital in Burundi, training five community eye technicians. Kibuye just celebrated its first day of eye clinic yesterday, seeing forty-three patients. (Feel free to read more about the physicians and their families who are currently staffing and renovating the hospital.) Because preventable blindness is so prevalent in developing African […]

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Schaeffer Academy: Day 3 (Wednesday)

by Ashley Wright  (questions for elementary come from the bold sentences) There is a proverb in Burundi: “in a court of fowls, the cockroach never wins his case.” It speaks about the political injustice and corruption that is often prominent in developing African countries. According to the BBC’s country profile, “Burundi… [is] one of the […]

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