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Little Dresses for Africa

Little Dresses for Africa (LDFA) was founded by Rachel O’Neill in 2008. This Christian organization's mission is to provide relief to children throughout the Continent of Africa and beyond. The network of volunteers has grown from all 50 US States, in across the world in countries such as Australia, Canada, Italy, the United Kingdom, and even Singapore. Volunteers collaborate together to make dresses out of pillow cases for children living in Africa. According to the charity organization, widespread AIDS pandemic in Africa often leave little girls to be the primary care givers of their young siblings. LDFA hopes that in delivering dresses to these young girls, part of their burden as care givers may be lifted off the children. An unique aspect of the organization...

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Issue 07 Volume 6

  As this issue is published online, many of us might have already left for our summer vacation. Wherever you are, we wish you a safe and pleasant journey. For those who have decided to 'stay home' to avoid this peak holiday season, inviting friends who are also in town, to your home for a casual meal may be a great way to spend the long summer days. ViTRINE's Dining and Living has a couple of healthy light rice salad dishes that you may consider serving. If the idea of spending time with friends puts a smile on your face, it should not be a surprise. Gracious Living explains the inverse relationship between extrinsic pleasure and happiness and how loving people rather than things could be a...

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