SEED This!

SEED This!

  I am extremely proud of the collaborative approach of Mentors International with other NGO’s and learning institutions. This attitude was already in place when I came on board, and from my perspective – it’s sorely needed among the charitable...
Eat Your Broccoli

Eat Your Broccoli

Those three words have plagued children and grandchildren for generations.  Believe me – I’ve both heard the command and invoked it. I’ve also shamelessly used the “starving children in Africa” strategy. Yet when it comes to broccoli – most ineffectively....
Celebrating Mothers

Celebrating Mothers

Mother’s Day is just around the corner. Universally all mother’s love their children, are grateful for them and want the very best for them. Interestingly this is the case independent of circumstances – however challenging they may be. And for some – these...
Learning and Applying the Lessons

Learning and Applying the Lessons

“The experience that stands out in my mind is of an older lady taking care of her granddaughter. Together they ran a small tindahan (store) in their house. Even though the Philippines is overly saturated with these kinds of stores, every time my partner and I visited...