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How a simple scarf can change a life.

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21st August

Turns out that no matter how far you travel, you discover that human beings have a lot more in common than different. We need the same basic things; food, shelter, water (hopefully clean water) . We must find ways to take care of ourselves, and we want to take care of our families and children. It seems that the need for human touch and community is also strong.

This past July, on a Changers of Commerce trip to Ethiopia, we spent some time in an Elder Center in Dire Dawa, one of the poorest cities, in one of the poorest countries in the world. Here each day, the senior citizens of Dire Dawa would gather – for some time together, a lesson from the center director, and a meal – if you call a bag of ramen noodles and a piece … Read More »


Donation Drive Milestones: Giveaways and Wild & Crazy Acts of Awesomeness

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21st August

Today we’re doing a donation drive for the villages of Magaladhi and Garmaam that we adopted this summer during our Changers of Commerce trip with GHNI to Ethiopia to learn about their Transformational Community Development work in some of the world’s poorest villages.

Our goal is to raise $10,000 to help the villages complete their water projects and continue to elevate themselves to better lives, build sustainable agriculture and income, and to support the work our GHNI brothers, Jeff, Alemayu, Zerihun and Lemi are doing on a daily basis to help create this sustainability.

Read more about the villages, their needs, TCD projects and  WHY we are investing in them HERE

Track where we are with our goal and contribute HERE!

As a Thank you for participating in our Donation Drive we have Give Aways and  wild and crazy acts of awesomeness we’ll be … Read More »


Why we’re investing in these Ethiopian Villages

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21st August

Help us raise $10,000 for these villages today.

Track where we are with our goal and contribute HERE!

Donation Drive Milestones: Giveaways and Wild & Crazy Acts of Awesomeness.

As many of you may know earlier this summer a group of us from Changers of Commerce took a powerful trip to Ethiopia, while we were there we blogged about our experience.

The host of our trip was our dear friend Jeff Power who works with Global Hope Network International, an organization that does Transformational Community Development in some of the poorest villages in the world, helping them to become sustainable on their own. The community development work GHNI does is highly aligned with the principles we demonstrate, advocate and teach as Changers of Commerce.

We spent time with the leaders, people, and children of the villages of Magaladhi and Garmaam and the leaders from GHNI’s in-country … Read More »



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