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Stories from the Field
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" I turned my back for one second."

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Making It Work
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Before the pandemic, I was one of the millions of women "making it work." I was running The Adventure Project, raising a toddler, and pregnant with our second child.

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If You Build It, They Will Come
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How one family has helped thousands of people by building their field of dreams.

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Making It Work
Before the pandemic, I was one of the millions of women "making it work." I was running The Adventure Project, raising a toddler, and pregnant with our second child.
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If You Build It, They Will Come
How one family has helped thousands of people by building their field of dreams.
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How to Really Help in Haiti and Afghanistan
Like most of you, I am heartbroken for the many in our world who are suffering. As someone who has worked in international development for most of my career (including in Haiti before and after the 2010 earthquake), I want to share some encouraging advice on why donating money can make such an incredible difference.
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A Miracle Grows in Kenya
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Meet Joy
Joy's story was the first one I shared for The Adventure Project.
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The Adventure Project Began Because I Got Fired
I got fired. Even though it’s been over a decade, it still stings. Partly, because I’m often asked, “You were the third employee at charity: water? Followed closely with, “Why would you EVER leave?!”
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Our Strategy is Love
What does it take to save the life of a child in Uganda? Listen to our Co-Founder, Becky Straw, as she takes you behind-the-scenes to meet two children struggling with malnutrition and the women working tirelessly to keep them healthy.
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