We were privileged to be able to distribute solar lights in Chengdu, China, as well as in Lhasa, the people living near the Tibet Glacier and Gyantse, Tibet. There is a very real need for solar lighting outside of the main cities. We are planning another trip with many more lights during the first half of 2016.
I want to thank Secur solar flashlights as well as everyone who helped make this possible! Also a special thanks to David and Anna Marie Valadez, Daniel Ceballos and our Tibetan guide for being a great team!
More on our China & Tibet Page
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Our trip to the Zuni and Hopi Reservations was outstanding! We joined the Zuni tribe with an event that included balloon animals, face painting, giant bouncers, slide and bungee run for the kids and bingo for the adults. Also represented were the Zuni Fire Department and a food booth for Zuni Youth raising funds for a trip to Washington DC. We also helped sponsor their trip.
While in Hopi we reconnected with friends and did an impromptu event in the village of Shungopavi on Second Mesa.
We distributed almost $1,000 of food certificates for the elderly (Adopt an Elder) and families as well as hand made quilts and toys for the kids.
Thanks everyone for being a part of the team!
A team of 30 will be going to the Zuni and Hopi Reservations in New Mexico and Arizona on Monday, June 29 through Friday, July 3. We are joining the Zuni with a special event by providing giant inflatable jumpers, obstacle course, slide, bungee run, along with games, balloon animals, face painting and crafts. Plus, there'll be bingo for the adults! We will also be speaking to some of the youth about the dangers and alternatives to drug use.
The team will then be on Hopi as we visit and provide for our elderly friends. Your generous donations are making this possible! Thank you!
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Our recent trip, November 10-15, 2014, was a great success. Here's a very brief itinerary:
Go to hopi.org for more information.
Donation to the Hopi Library, October, 2014
We recently donated $1,000 to the Tribal Libraries Gathering, a mini conference for all Arizona Tribal Libraries in October, 2014. This is the first year that the Hopi Tribal Library Program hosted this event.
We want to give a special Thank You! to all our contributors. For more information on our work with the Hopi Tribe, go to www.hopi.org.
Adopt an Elder
Native American Websites
Braille Without Borders
Kiva Micro Lending