charity: water + twitter = TWESTIVAL

Date April 17, 2009

This week charity: water drilled another well in Ethiopia… this one with funds raised from an event called Twestival (Twitter plus festival). In just 2 months, the 100% volunteer effort raised funds from all over the world and has completed the first well for a northern Ethiopian village. To watch the videos (there are 4) […]

Vertical Ethiopia, by Majka Burhardt

Date October 1, 2008

Yesterday in Raleigh, Great Outdoor Provision Company sponsored an event at the Lincoln Theatre. Majka Burhardt spoke and showed slides to introduce her book, Vertical Ethiopia, which is about a climbing expedition 4 women took in Ethiopia. Not being a climber myself, I went mainly because I wanted to hear about Ethiopia, and see pictures […]