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Dirk Nowitzki, the career scoring leader among international players, will be one of the captains for the NBA’s Africa Game on Aug. 5. The league and the National Basketball Players Association announced Monday that the Dallas Mavericks star will be a co-captain of Team World along with Charlotte Hornets All-Star Kemba Walker. Team Africa will […]

Overall Fred’s (our Program Director from Tanzania) visit was a great success! Having him here to work with Carl, Lillian and myself was an enormous benefit. His meeting at Stafford and Riverside schools was wonderful for him and for the kids . I know the donors were very pleased with him and for having the opportunity to meet him at Stoel Rives. […]

Over 70 people gathered on the 30th floor of the Stoel Rives building in Portland, Oregon Saturday, May 20th for our Donor Appreciation Event. The views were breathtaking, the weather perfect and the atmosphere electric. Deb Saunders, our Executive Director, facilitated the evening with enthusiasm and grace. We heard from our Board Chair, Katie Wire, […]

Exotic and moving are the two words the come to mind. Imagine your airplane is landing on two parallel dirt paths in an open woodland, “terminal” is a small sign for Coastal Airlines nailed to a tree.  And the sign is spattered with hippopotamus dung. And you are met by a guide shuttling you to […]