Last week, I returned from Ghana.
Bigman is 75 years old. Thanks to you, she'll have clean water for the first time.
Rachael lost her job when COVID hit. Thanks to your support, she took up farming.
One beautiful summer morning, I was standing on a farm in Kenya. Our photographer, Esther Havens, and I were there to tell the story of two incredible farmers, Sarah and Peter.
Mercy never planned to become a farmer. During high school, she dreamed of going to college and getting a professional job. But, she couldn't afford tuition.
This week, UNICEF warned that an explosion of child deaths in the Horn of Africa is imminent – unless the world responds immediately. What's the origin of this crisis? Here are 3 reasons why the number of food-insecure people has doubled this year:
Four reasons why I would like to invite you to become a member of our monthly giving community called, The Collective.
“You’re a bit of a wild card candidate,” Becky joked as we wrapped up my first Zoom interview with The Adventure Project (TAP).
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.
How one family has helped thousands of people by building their field of dreams.
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.
I wish you were here. I wish I could take you by the hand, and sit you next to me on Hannah’s couch. So you can feel the warmth of her energy in person.
A chance meeting on the side of the road led to The Adventure Project.
In this conversation, we discuss the growing needs in Malawi as a result of COVID-19.
This is a story about things going horribly wrong and what helped us through it.
Tesi Klipsch's understanding of the water crisis was changed on her first trip to Ethiopia.
When our culture puts pressure on us to spend money on things, Giving Tuesday reminds us our money can do more when we invest in people.
Joy's story was the first I wrote for The Adventure Project. It was nine months into our first year, and while we were gaining traction, it wasn't without a few bumps.
I laid down on the floor in my apartment, stretched out my arms, and stared at the ceiling.
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?!”
Meet Elizabeth and hear why cooking went from making her sick to making her happy.
We know this is a trying and scary time for us all. We’re working with our partners to ensure they are fully prepared as COVID continues to unfold. And we’re here for you, our community, too. Here’s a list of resources that might help in your time of need.
To help you stay informed on the latest developments surrounding COVID-19 in Africa, we have created a list of resources and news reports. Updated daily as the situation evolves.
The Adventure Project has launched an emergency relief fund to respond to the spread of COVID-19 within some of the most vulnerable communities around the world.
Winding through narrow streets, around potholes and ditches, our driver was careful to dodge all the children in school uniforms walking along the edge of the road.
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.
"As a mom, it is important for me to make a positive impact in the world and show my children that you can make a difference. It is not enough to just care, you have to strive to make the change."
"I stumbled upon a video about the Adventure Project on Vimeo. I really liked what I saw and decided to sign up and become a monthly sponsor. I'm glad I did. The Adventure Project shows you what they are doing. I feel I'm making a small difference in the world thanks to The Adventure Project."
"The Adventure Project stands out to me because of how engaged the company makes me feel. I regularly receive photos and handwritten notes (such a rare thing these days) about what's going on behind the scenes and how grateful they are for my support, which makes me realize that I truly am helping impact the world through them."
"I decided to join The Collective because I'm drawn to the Adventure Project's mission of helping communities by offering opportunity (and with that so many tangible and intangible benefits). Their focused work and on-the-ground partnerships make me feel that my monthly donations are going to help individuals for the long-term."