Volunteering Abroad

I’ve always had a passion for serving my community, that’s just the way my heart is wired, there’s no great explanation for it. As a youth, I participated in many community service activities, and as I got older, my horizons broadened and I was eager to touch lives universally. Being Sierra Leonean, my country is…

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The Thirst Project

A few days ago, my fellow Cyberprops comrade Kakpindi Jamiru gave props to Doctors without Borders or MSF, a volunteer health organization dedicated to helping solve medical crises like the ebola outbreak in Africa. Today, I want to give props to a like-minded global initiative called The Thirst Project. A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of meeting Seth Maxwell, Co-Founder and CEO of The Thirst Project, an initiative dedicated to building wells in third world countries and bringing fresh, clean water to these remote villages to provide safety and sustainability for the people of these villages.

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Sweeps the Globe

When my younger brother challenged me to complete the ice bucket challenge I decided to take things to the next level and learn something about ALS, the disease that is being supported by all the donations the ice bucket challenge has raised. I read stories about families that are living with ALS, which can be found at the ALS Association’s website www.alsa.org. Also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, ALS mostly affects people beginning around the age of 40. It is a condition that results in the deterioration of the nerve cells, continually decreasing the muscle’s ability to react to brain commands.

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Hot Yoga: A Memoir

Props: HOT YOGA…Pants You hear “hot yoga,” and what comes to your mind?  For most men, it’s a little heat, some stretching and an abundance of yoga pants… WRONG.  After it all, I was sulking in my wrongness and realized the people around me deserve a hardy props for being the gladiators that they are.…

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