“Across Africa, we have seen countless examples of people taking control of their destiny, and making change from the bottom up.” President Obama 2009 Here is the list of some of the amazing people we were lucky enough to encounter in 2011. As an African I am so proud to know them. They are making difference in their own ways […]
I was born Muslim, read the Koran until the age of 13 years old. Have not practice my Muslim faith thoroughly in recent years for many reasons. I understand what being a Muslim entail to while living in the west. Every year, whilst being the West with some practical limitations I try to fast when Ramadan arrive. This year I […]
Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and Actions is Guy’s tenth book. In it, he explains how to influence what people will do while maintaining the highest standards of ethics. The book explains when and why enchantment is necessary and then the pillars of enchantment: likability, trustworthiness, and a great cause. Check it out! Great Book!
Dear Bono and Sir Bob As an African woman from Senegal, I write this letter with some sadness. I have been following you both since I was a young girl living in Africa in the 1990s. I was a fan of your music too. It was amazing to follow your exploits as a young Senegalese girl. And it feels strange […]
I had a very constructive conversation with the 1 million shirts founder, Jason Sadler, and the international development guys on Twitter last week. Jason told us that he had simply wanted to use his involvement in clothes retailing and his marketing savvy to do good in Africa, using social media platforms as the springboard for his project. My assessment after […]
I was alerted yesterday morning by Linda Raftree alias @meowtree on Twitter to the existence of a project to send 1 million tee-shirts to Africa. Run by a certain Jason Sadler, you can find out all about it here Jason asks each t-shirt donor to enclose a minimum of $1 to contribute to shipping costs. The garments will then be […]