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3-D Homes May Show Promise In Uganda

https://www.facebook.com/buzzfeednifty/videos/2060636774191044/?t=63     Judith Mejia shared Nifty’s video Friday  at 6:06am.  And she wrote, “Mark Bertrand and Kelly Kelly Mommakoikoi Bertrand, TGC sure could use this.  These 3D houses are printed in just 24 hour”      

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Code Blue is Important, to Saratoga, to Us as Humans

As you know The Giving Circle  (TGC) has a long relationship and involvement with Code Blue.  It is one of the groups that helped to found/ bring it together after a call to action by then Mayor Joanne Dittes Yepsen after the death of a homeless woman, Nancy Pitts.  In just four days the first […]

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Two Fund Raisers

Two amazing fundraisers coming up. The first is for our work in Afghanistan. We plan to help 50 Afghanistan girls get Teaching Certifications. The girls will then return to their communities as educators and role models. Part of your donation will also help fund the expansion of a High School in Afghanistan to a 3 […]

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Thought For The Day 4-3-18

More for us to consider as we live life, hoping to do a good job of it.

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Making Room for the Disabled

Mark Bertrand April 2, 2016   Please meet Namuwaya Shakira, one of the soon to be new Koi Koi Kids joining our home (orphanage).  More on her in a second. As we worked at our Busoga school to add the Deaf and Disabled Children Program, it became painfully clear that the living conditions of some […]

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Easter Greeting

A Very Happy Easter to all our Christian friends and family. The whole of planet Earth is a sacred site. All people are the chosen people, and the purpose of our lives is a spiritual one. May we care for each other and for the earth, for everything relates to everything else. Feeling this oneness, […]

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