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  • September 23, 2013
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ABC4 – WORLD OF DIFFERENCE IN KENYA: BUILDING A SCHOOL, BUILDING LIVES

Reported by: Brent Hunsaker

Reporter’s note: The horror that played out in a Nairobi mall has focused the world’s attention on Kenya. This week ABC 4 Utah is also focusing on Kenya, but for a very different reason. World of Difference, a non-profit foundation based in Utah County, recently organized an expedition to Kenya to build a school in a poor neighbor of Embakasi. The founders of World of Difference, Dr. Richard and Jodi Nielsen of Salem, have a track record of success in Kenya and were honored this year as “International Heroes” by the Utah Chapter of the American Red Cross. These reports are my first hand account of the work they do and the lives they change. Read More

  • July 26, 2013
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BRENT’S BLOG – WHY AM I GOING TO AFRICA?

A great blog post from Brent, demonstrating the importance of WHY one would journey to a third-world country on a service expedition.

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Reported by: Brent Hunsaker

Why am I going to Africa?

I asked myself that question as I was stabbed with vaccines for Yellow Fever, Meningitis, Polio and Hepatitis A and B – actually a series shots. I asked it again as I was popping pills with live virus for Typhoid. Malaria meds start in a couple weeks.

I asked myself, “Why?” Contemplating 19 hours in the back of a plane and another dozen hours of layovers – and that’s just one way. Why? Because I am sick. And I need to heal. Read More

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