the learning village

EXCLUSIVE: Ann Curry & The State of Education in Haiti

On January 12, 2010, at 4:53PM, as the end of this life was ushered in for hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting men, women, and children in Haiti, another virulent shock-wave buckled and tore along abstract social, political, spiritual, and international fault lines. Humanity was sha
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Impressions of Haiti and Fireside International

One year ago this month I met Luke Renner, founder of Fireside International, through the work I was doing with another non-government organization (NGO). Have you ever met someone and recognized you were destined to do great things together with that person? That is how I felt as I w
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The Learning Village

On Saturday, October 2, 2010, Fireside International and Anderson University will present The Learning Village “Walk For Haiti,” a walk-a-thon in Anderson, Indiana. This event will happen as part of Anderson University’s Homecoming weekend and will raise funds for ou
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How Can Technology Change A Nation?

Once upon a time, I had a wild idea for a project called “The Learning Village.” In this idea, kids and adults living in Haiti can actually learn using little more than iPods and solar chargers. A few of the key strengths of the idea include: By using audio & video, w
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