Worth 1,000 Words

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Recently a client request came through my office for an illustrator that does real time drawings of meetings. The idea behind the concept is that written notes are more apt to be biased and meaning distorted than if an artist sketches the conversation. This was a … Continue reading Worth 1,000 Words

Books IN Cameroon

In October, I wrote a post about Books for Cameroon. My college friend, Wendy, was putting together a monumental Peace Corps project to bring 22,000 books to more than 28 libraries across the West African country of Cameroon. She was just a few thousand dollars short of the funds needed to pay for a shipping … Continue reading Books IN Cameroon

Shameless Plug for Books for Cameroon

My friend Wendy is stationed in Cameroon, West Africa, as a grassroots micro finance volunteer for the Peace Corps. After her first few months in a village without running water or paved roads, she realized that a lot of the kids in Cameroon can't read and don't have access to books. When Wendy contacted an … Continue reading Shameless Plug for Books for Cameroon

Out of Africa

I am most definitely not in Africa. But from the projects I've been working on, I might as well be. Nurses for Africa At work, we're helping out with a site for 16 nurses from St. Louis that are in Zambia, providing medical care and education and HIV/AIDS prevention. Zambia is in southern Africa. Each … Continue reading Out of Africa