Driving in Arusha

The air is thick, heavy, and motionless except for visible dust particles floating all around. Potent diesel exhaust fumes are trapped inside, and that combined with near 100 degree temperatures, leaves me feeling a bit uneasy in the stomach. The windows are all hand-cranked tightly shut, closed for as long as it takes for us to pass through this intersection. […]

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What I Want

I don’t want to want what I don’t want to want, and when I do start to want what I don’t want to want, I know it’s time to go again. A friend tells me as we walk the Pear Tree beach loop in Darien, CT, passing by 10,000-square-foot homes overlooking the Long Island Sound, […]

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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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Unite is featured in A Sharp Eye

The website A SHARP EYE is creating quite a stir. With it’s proclaimed mission: Be Current, Be Clever, this lifestyle newsletter declares itself “dedicated to savvy, busy, well-traveled people.” They are “curating” the web, finding and sorting through trends and cool news “so we don’t have to.” And today, they featured us, Unite. Asante sana Nancy […]

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Francesco Pierre-Nina shares his "Call from the Wild" – Tears for Elephants

Call from the Wild. Easter 2013 : Tears for Elephant. By: Francesco Pierre-Nina Tanzania Safari Co. There’s a layer of cotton cloud on the eastern horizon. It stands out in this darkness backlit by a rising moon. Moonbeams pierce gaps painting magical patterns across sand flats that stretch into the darkness on a receding tide.  The […]

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A Case for Voluntourism: Africa.com

The international news outlet Africa.com featured today Anne Wells’ article “Voluntourism: Does it matter?”  Read the article HERE and let us know what YOU think? Does it matter? Does the sharing of time, talent and treasure – even if only in the smallest of ways – matter? We want to hear what YOU think and […]

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