Category Archives: MAD & SFDC Volunteering

Machu Picchu 2018 Trip Leader Story: Emilee Struss

“It started as a phone call, strictly for work, that turned into something…big.” – Emilee Struss Emilee is a youth programs coordinator and writer that lives in Hailey, ID. She discovered Make A Difference (MAD) while researching nonprofits for a … Continue reading

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This is Naomi.

This is Naomi. She is from Australia and this is her second time volunteering with Make A Difference. Naomi is known for her unbelievably fast speech and ability to accomplish tasks. She is a do-er. The eldest of four in her … Continue reading

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A fateful click

By Stephanos Antoniades For many years, climbing Mt Kilimanjaro was on my bucket list. I don’t remember when it made it onto the list or what prompted me to add it. I just remember thinking that it was the only … Continue reading

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Math is actually fun!

Day 3 we all woke up feeling refreshed after a good night’s sleep. A few of us enjoyed a cup of the delicious coffee on the front porch while watching a light rain come down. We then had toast, porridge … Continue reading

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We made it to Moshi, Tanzania!!!

After many hours of travel, we were greeted with big smiles, bottles of water and beautiful single roses. It was such a warm welcome from Paul (our driver) and some of the MAD students.     Warm welcome from the … Continue reading

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They Touched My Heart

For years an African safari was a strong goal of mine. Last May I finally took the steps to make it a reality by booking a safari in Tanzania, joined by a friend. Little did I know what an impact … Continue reading

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