Posts Tagged ‘Sister Freda’

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7

Training for The Lost Girls Races: Running the Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett, LG Executive Editor In less than three days, our team will be running the very first Lost Girls Races, the Seneca 7. What would possess us to run 77.7 miles around Seneca Lake in upstate New York smack in the middle of thunderstorm season? Maybe we needed some extra motivation to...
April 27th, 2011 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7

The Lost Girls Races: The Seneca 7
By Holly C. Corbett LG Executive Editor How it all began… Travel can transform us—especially when we step outside of our comfort zone. My fellow Lost Girls (Jen and Amanda) and I volunteered in Kenya through a program called Village Volunteers during our yearlong, round-the-world trip. It was...
March 7th, 2011 | Fitness & Workouts, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Travel Philosophy, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Meet the Newest Members of the LG Family

By Emily B, Fundraising & Marketing Intern Thanks to your help, we’re more than halfway to our goal of raising $2,400 to send two young women to  Sister Freda’s nursing school. By donating whatever you can to help educate these young women, you’re single-handedly helping break the cycle...
September 27th, 2010 | Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

The Garden of Eatin’

The Garden of Eatin’
After Sister Freda gave us a tour of her rural clinic, she led us past her own small house (one of the few I’d seen with running water and a western-style toilet) to one of most enchanting parts of her property: the tropical fruit grove. Pushing past the low-slung gate, we entered a lush, emerald...
October 31st, 2006 | Kenya, Lost Girls RTW Adventure, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More

Channeling my Inner Angelina

Channeling my Inner Angelina
I found love at an unexpected place: Sister Freda’s Hospital outside of Kitale, Kenya. Sister Freda is a native Kenyan, mother of four and registered nurse. She constructed a clinic in this rural area to help the masses of displaced tribe members who couldn’t afford the 60 cents it costs...
October 24th, 2006 | Kenya, Volunteering & Giving Back | Read More