Tag Archive for: health

Our Eighteenth Kiva Diva: The Mothers of Chandika, Nepal (September 2015)

Our Eighteenth Kiva Diva: The Mothers of Chandika, Nepal (September 2015)

This month we’re celebrating our seventeenth “Adventures with the Estrogen Army” Kiva sponsorship by helping Ingrid, a 49-year-old widow and mother in Columbia. Ingrid has a dream about rebooting her business in a way that will allow her... Read more
The case for micro-adventures, and getting out of your own way.

The case for micro-adventures, and getting out of your own way.

I live with something called "Graves Disease." It reared it's ugly head the week Hurricane Katrina blew in back in 2005, a fitting harbinger for the health storm that was about to come along for the ride. ... 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
Because of YOU, Nomagugu in Zimbabwe was able rent rent a shop, expand her business and send her kids to school.

Because of YOU, Nomagugu in Zimbabwe was able rent rent a shop, expand her business and send her kids to school.

Hey, sister Adventure Divas! You might know how excited we get around here about the "Do Good" part of our Mini Mission statement, so it's a happy day when we can report back on how an investment in... Read more
Our Seventh Kiva Diva:  Sandra in Haiti (October 2014)

Our Seventh Kiva Diva: Sandra in Haiti (October 2014)

This month we're celebrating our seventh “Adventures with the Estrogen Army” Kiva sponsorship by helping a woman with a real entrepreneurial spirit rebuild her dream after her shop was completely destroyed by the earthquake in Haiti in 2010. Sandra has... Read more