Category Archives: Days for Girls

Meanwhile in Mali–The Women’s Garden and Days for Girls!

It’s been almost a year since we left Mali and our friends there.  We’re now very involved with the Ouelessebougou Alliance here on this side of the ocean, continuing to help in Mali as much as we can. This week … Continue reading

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A Miracle: The Mali Container is Leaving! Mosquito Abatement and Days for Girls Supplies

Last night John and I pulled these boxes and totes out of our garage.  They are full of Days for Girls supplies for the Enterprise in Ouelessebougou, Mali.  We have been waiting more than a year for the container to … Continue reading

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Days for Girls and our Friends at US Synthetics

We had fun today meeting with our friends at US Synthetics.  They love our Days for Girls work and invited us to come have an event with their employees to prepare hygiene kits for a group who will be traveling … Continue reading

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Claire Prepares for Mali and an OBGYN Expedition

Our attentions have turned back to Mali and helping Claire prepare for her medical expedition.  For the last 3 years, Claire has been working on putting together a group of OBGYN doctors, nurses and scrub techs to go to Ouelessebougou … Continue reading

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Celebrating Menstrual Hygiene Day!

Here are a few photos from the big event which was held on May 14th in Park City:

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A Life-Changing Days for Girls Event

Last night we had a huge Days for Girls Event here in Orem.  We had about 400 Young Single Adults in one place at one time, creating something that will change lives.  It was amazing.   There’s a good deal of … Continue reading

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US Synthetic Leaders Learning DfG

Today we met with these leaders from US Synthetic who have been coming to learn about the process of making Days for Girls kits.  They are preparing for a huge company-wide 2-day conference that will include several hours of humanitarian … Continue reading

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What We Leave Behind

This week I learned that the mother of a friend of mine has graduated to a care center, where she can be taken good care of as she approaches the end of her life.  She suffers with dementia.  She also … Continue reading

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Days for Girls Work is a Blessing to So Many!

It has been a joy to step back into our Days for Girls work here in Orem since our return in July.  Every Thursday we gather at Building Q here in Orem (585 East 1200 North) from 10:00 until 2:00.  … Continue reading

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Places Planted in My Heart

There are two places foreign to my feet, but home to my soul.  These two lands are far from where I grew up, or from where I live now, but in both, I feel so at home, I can hardly … Continue reading

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