To Be A Camper

We recently took our 19 oldest students to our own Ajiri summer camp. We didn't take them there to teach them independence; they've got enough of that already. We took them to camp to teach them how to be a child.

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Finding a Home

Though there is no autumn in Kenya—no fantastic turning of leaves, or crispness to the air—we want our 30 sponsored students to feel the same shift in possibilities, the same warmth at home, the same comfort in routine. We can’t create seasons, but we try our very best to create a sense of home.

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Going for the Gold

It is entirely possible you may have missed the NBC coverage of the Ajiri Winter Olympics. It was broadcast sporadically and only when the camerawoman was not competing in the egg toss or three-legged race. While you may have missed the live coverage, the results are mostly accounted for. 

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We Are Not A Cause

“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.” 

Martin Luther King Jr. wrote those words from a jail in Memphis in 1963. He believed, as we at Ajiri Tea believe, that “we are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” And Martin Luther King Jr. believed, as we believe, that there can be no genuine equality—no real justice—without economic equality.

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