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Helping Jennifer Grow Gardens in Honour of My Mum’s 76th Birthday through our 27th Kiva Loan

Helping Jennifer Grow Gardens in Honour of My Mum’s 76th Birthday through our 27th Kiva Loan

Today would have been my mother's 76th birthday. She was the original "Adventure Diva" and the inspiration behind the "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project. She loved to garden. When we celebrated her life on the... Read more
J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

J. K. Rowling on the Power of Failure and Imagination

As adventure divas we may be faced with similar fears: we're too old, we don't have enough money, we don't have enough courage. These old scripts that we read from don't serve us well. They become... Read more
Our Twenty-third Kiva Diva: Natividad in Bolivia (February 2016)

Our Twenty-third Kiva Diva: Natividad in Bolivia (February 2016)

Natividad is our February "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" Kiva entrepreneur. This 63-year-old widow and mother of 4 children lives in La Paz, Bolivia, and is rebooting her life after cataract surgery. She lives near a school and wants... Read more
Our Twenty-second Kiva Diva: Edith Beatriz in Bolivia (January 2016)

Our Twenty-second Kiva Diva: Edith Beatriz in Bolivia (January 2016)

Edith Beatriz is our January "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" Kiva entrepreneur. This 60-year-old retired teacher from Tarija, Bolivia has a dream, and we're helping her make it happen! Ever since she was very young she has wanted to... Read more
Stephanie Zito is Wandering for Good, and ready to teach you how to do it too, on a budget!  (…and did I mention she’ll teach you for free?)

Stephanie Zito is Wandering for Good, and ready to teach you how to do it too, on a budget! (…and did I mention she’ll teach you for free?)

The "Adventures with the Estrogen Army" project has a mini mission statement -- "Have fun. Do good." -- so you can imagine how fast I clicked the link to Stephanie Zito's web site when I saw her own... Read more
Isabel Allende, on aging, living with passion, and the wisdom of having fun while doing good.

Isabel Allende, on aging, living with passion, and the wisdom of having fun while doing good.

I fell down a rabbit hole this morning, and it left me anxious to share this TED Talk given by 71-year-old Chilean author, Isabel Allende. There was astonishing synchronicity for me, from the quote she shared by another... Read more