News & Updates

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January 2018

HAPPY 2018!

2018-02-04T14:01:52+00:00

HAPPY 2018! When my Mum was visiting recently from South Africa, she noticed that we have a guava tree. Neither of us were sure what time of year the fruit would grow; as the seasons here are so indistinct. I recently peered closely at the tree and saw this baby guava. Yum. The taste [...]

HAPPY 2018! 2018-02-04T14:01:52+00:00

October 2017

Instructions to the Rich

2017-10-19T19:41:07+00:00

INSTRUCTIONS TO THE RICH It is October, 2017. I am sitting at my dining room table, looking out over the terrace towards the Bujumbura city center. The weather is cooler in the mornings and heats up throughout the day. We have decided to home school Judah, our 11 year old. He is currently sitting [...]

Instructions to the Rich 2017-10-19T19:41:07+00:00

September 2017

Transition

2017-09-13T04:43:54+00:00

Transition OH MY GOODNESS! That is all I can say! Towards the end of April 2017, my awesome husband took me off to Colorado for a 2 day skiing trip. After a few hours mesmerized by the gorgeous snowy mountains, and skiing like a total dork (my first time ever)…I picked up too [...]

Transition 2017-09-13T04:43:54+00:00

November 2016

Feet in Texas – Hearts in Burundi

2017-09-12T10:12:15+00:00

The Think East Africa Texas based crew recently took a trip to Burundi (September 2016). It was a strategic trip aimed at launching our non-profit publicly and holding our first official in-country partner meeting. We had a fantastic turn out and the beginning of many new conversations and connections ensued. We also visited a [...]

Feet in Texas – Hearts in Burundi 2017-09-12T10:12:15+00:00

July 2016

NGO Registration

2016-07-24T18:49:51+00:00

  The first step towards success in Burundi in the development sector is registering as an 'Non Government Organization in Burundi.' This week we were able to create and fund our bank account at the Bank of Burundi. This account allows us to function and receive some exemption on imports such as water pumps. Next we [...]

NGO Registration 2016-07-24T18:49:51+00:00