If you have an important point to make, don’t try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time – a tremendous whack. ~Winston Churchill

The New Canaan, Darien & Rowayton Magazine features UNITE

The New Canaan, Darien & Rowayton Magazine featured today the following article written by Anne Wells about the Ward Family’s trip to Tanzania through Unite. Read it below and HERE. From Darien to Tanzania Darien family extends a Darien school social, emotional learning initiative to Tanzania All parents know the helpless feeling of watching their children […]

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A Valentines Day Message

LOVE LOVE LOVE & MORE LOVE Dear Friends, I am often asked, “What exactly does Unite do?” In corporate speak: “Unite’s work is to vet, assess and collaborate to leverage the power of strategic cross-sector partnerships to maximize innovation and improve higher-value, sustainable and scalable health, education and microfinance programs that effectively and efficiently address the economic, social […]

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Unite for Africa Youth Group Rallies the Town

Unite for Africa (formerly Global Girls & Guys Unite) is our youth group in the Middlesex Middle School in Darien, CT, and the Darien High School. Our near 100 members are working hard under the phenomenal guidance and leadership of Unite’s Director of Youth Programs Simone Quinn and our faculty advisor Shannon Eagan to rally […]

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Introducing The Ward Family — New Members of Our Ever Growing International Unite Family!

This is a story about what generous, open, loving hearts can do. David, Shea, Wendy & Miller in the Serengeti, Tanzania. Last spring Kelly Coveny Sequenzia – one of Unite’s founding advisors, dearest friends and biggest supporters – introduced me to Wendy Ward at a writing workshop we all participate in in Rowayton, CT. Kelly […]

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Unite sponsors surgery for Mama Neema

Mama Neema, a 44-year-old widow living in Sekei village outside Arusha, Tanzania, is suffering from a severe goiter. An enlargement of the thyroid gland, goiters can grow to become large, painful, obstructive swellings in the neck that often require surgery for removal and ongoing medical care and monitoring for the patients. Goiters are generally the result […]

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Unite for Africa’s school youth group posts a video short about their visit with The Plaster House in Tanzania

A handful of members of Unite the World With Africa’s Darien, CT, youth group – which renamed themselves this year Unite for Africa – traveled with us last summer to Tanzania to visit many of Unite’s partner organizations working in the fields of health, education and micro finance. One of the most compelling visits for […]

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A photo essay of Unite’s Medical Director’s recent service tour in Tanzania

Last week Unite’s Director of Medical Programs Josephine Brunoski, RN of Westport, CT, returned from a trip to Tanzania during which she worked and served at a number of new and current Unite partner sites. With our partner Krysten Ericson – founder and director of Maasai Honey – Josephine taught and ministered in the Ololosokwon […]

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Unite launches a new pediatric health screening program in Tanzania

Josephine with Dr. Goodluck Kessy reviewing health education materials donated by Unite in 2012.     Tomorrow Unite’s director of medical programs Josephine Brunoski, RN, leaves for Tanzania where she will be conducting medical screenings, assisting doctors, meeting new partner organizations and conducting the due diligence necessary to establish Unite’s new pediatric health screening and […]

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