Articles Comments

Dickinson to Durban » Entries tagged with "orphanage"

The meaning of community.

The meaning of community.

By Emily Bowie ’14 “In developing countries, the norm is for about 2% of children to be classed as orphans, but in South Africa, that figure is more like 17%.” (¬†United Nations Children Fund) My American naivety once again became apparent to me during the third week of our trip in South Africa. We were told that we were visiting an orphanage and doing some volunteer work and other than that we had little idea of what … Read entire article »

Filed under: Mosaic Action