Tag Archives: PULSE 2019

August 27

Chasing Dreams… My Journey to Nigeria.

First and foremost, I’d like to thank GSK, PULSE, GCSD, colleagues, family, and friends who supported me during the past year. It’s because of your support, generosity, and kindness that I was able to make this life-changing opportunity a reality, and volunteer with the Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) in Nigeria. Early January 2019, when […]

August 26

Magic exists, and it happens here, in Barretstown/ La magia existe y ocurre aquí, en Barretstown

August 19

Challenges of Disability – Learning from Tanzania

Today is the end of my first working week at Tanzania Cheshire Foundation in Dodoma. Before beginning my assignment, I had reviewed the main data about disability in the world. Before Pulse, I was not aware of the amount of people suffering from disability. Inclusion in education is recognised as a basic human right and […]

August 06

Cali2Philly: My Favorite Day

Rewind to a few weeks ago… As I sit here down the shore (New Jersey, I’m a local now) escaping the triple digit extra high humidity of Philly, my friends are asking about the latest group of photos I posted. I got the biggest smile on my face because this day brought me so much […]

July 25

Stretch Goals: Eliminate Hepatitis C in Rwanda

I’m in week 3 of my PULSE assignment with Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima (PIH/IMB). I have learned a tremendous amount but have only scratched the surface of all the services provided by PIH/IMB. I hope to improve my information absorption so I can become a somewhat competent team member. PIH/IMB, in coordination with Rwandan […]

July 22

Cancer under the Canopy

Imagine if you were ill but your condition was never diagnosed. How would you feel if a loved-one was dying of cancer, but you couldn’t afford their treatment? Many Liberians will never know if they have cancer and those who are diagnosed are faced with an almost impossible problem to fund their treatment in one […]

June 28

Cali2Philly

An 8-day journey or 11 years? Disclaimer: I have been putting off writing my first and second (maybe even third) entry because I don’t know how to start, what to say, or how to say it. So, bear with me as I stumble through it. My husband and I decided the best way to say […]

May 02

Smile Train Philippines here I come!