If you've ever visited Brazil, there's one thing you would have noticed - hardly anyone speaks English, or at least it can feel that way at times. If it comes as a surprise, shock or irritation - it's time to recognise your 'English as a first language' privilege... Need a guilt-free way to use that privilege... Continue Reading →
Diversity Matters Beyond Borders: Uganda trip to support Albinism Crisis Outreach!
There are two things I couldn't leave the UK without doing - getting my mum's blessing (I love it when her eyes light up when I share another travel project with her!), and voting. Yesterday I did both - my journey to Uganda can officially begin! It's been a while since I updated my blog... Continue Reading →
Taking the broad road… Finding myself in Haiti
http://youtu.be/y-BEwBPKJ60 A journey I took thinking I would be helping to save a few children from hunger, but rather I was the one being saved, and my need for spirituality rekindled... This is how I found myself in Haiti! Despite many barriers (the language!) I had a rewarding experience! *Funding for the food program which... Continue Reading →
A taste of Haiti from the Sathya Sai Baba centre… Haitian Bouillon!
http://youtu.be/SmSlkrFdfcE I woke up early this morning to help the staff prepare the variety of vegetables that are part of a Haitian delicacy: Haitian Bouillon! This vegetarian adaptation is prepared every saturday and distributed to 2000 children at the various camps Sathya Sai Baba World Foundation sponsor. A dozen or so children also show up... Continue Reading →
Meet Carlos Suarez: A volunteer with a big heart
The volunteer who came to supervise the feeding of many children... The first thing I noticed about Carlos Suarez when we first met in the Dominican Republic less than a month ago, was his height. Standing past 6″ it would be easy to feel intimidated judging by his stature alone, had I not already communicated... Continue Reading →
Meet Carlos Suarez: Supervisor of the Sathya Sai centre food program, Haiti
http://youtu.be/sq89TfZyA3c A short video interview with Carlos Suarez from Mexico, who left his Cancun home to volunteer at the Sathya Sai Centre, Haiti. For the full story click below: https://travelmakerkai.com/2013/08/23/meet-carlos-suarez-a-volunteer-with-a-big-heart/ Filmed and edited on my ipad 🙂 Related articles Finding myself here... Sathya Sai Centre, Haiti (travelmakerkai.com) Hop on board!.. Join me on my journey... Continue Reading →
Hop on board!.. Join me on my journey in Haiti!
http://youtu.be/OsUGQAKIyCs I'm on yet another journey towards finding myself... This time in Haiti! And I've also found other skills along the way; like editing videos on my phone! So bare with me while I work on the full edits... In the mean time, hop on board my tap-tap and join me on my journey in... Continue Reading →
From the Sathya Sai (World Foundation) Centre Haiti… Blessing the food
http://youtu.be/crUIMj_W1p4 I managed to catch Shanti Paudel, one of the coordinators of the Sathya Sai centre in Port au Prince, in action as he prayed over an offering of the freshly prepared food ready for distribution to children in various camps... Just in time for lunch! Accompanied by a local child who's a regular at... Continue Reading →
Finding myself here… Sathya Sai Centre, Haiti
Well, a whole week has gone by since I've been in Haiti so I thought I'd give you a snippet of what I've been up to... Here are the smiling faces of the children from the various camps Sri Sathya Sai World Foundation Haiti deliver 2000 cooked meals to. Their smiles are so pure and... Continue Reading →
Finding myself in unexpected places… A journey towards spirituality
As I am writing this post, Sai Baba has his gaze fixed on me. There's no avoiding the warmth in his eyes and smile radiating onto me even from a picture hanging on a wall above my head. Perhaps this was my inspiration to wake up early this morning with a strong desire to write... Continue Reading →