Do Mention It

Author: Dr. Esther Kawira Medical Director for the Shirati Health Education and Development Foundation (SHED) and Roche Health Center. Do Mention It There are some things the doctor would like to assume that the patient would mention up front.For instance: “I am pregnant”.Or, “I was already diagnosed with HIV and I am taking ARV drugs”. … Continue reading

What Does HOPE Look Like?

Post by Dr. Chris Lewis, Founder of Village Life Outreach Project (twitter @doclewis1) In 2007, shortly after announcing his presidential campaign, Barack Obama visited Cincinnati. Village Life founder Dr. Chris Lewis (thanks to connections with Obama’s law school classmate Jan Michelle Lemon Kearney and University of Cincinnati Board of Trustee member Robert Richardson), was able … Continue reading

Watch the Keynote Speech from Night on the Serengeti 2011 featuring Dr. Gregory Williams, President, University of Cincinnati

Dr. Williams, President, University of Cincinnati and Dr. Lewis, Founder, Village Life; during Night on the Serengeti 2011. Thanks Dr. Williams for your continued support of Village Life!

Night on the Serengeti 2011 Video featuring highlights from the Roche Health Center

The Night on the Serengeti 2011 Video features the latest news from the Roche Health Center as well as other accomplishments from 2011.  Village Life thanks all of our supporters for your help with our projects!

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Kelly Borman: June Brigade

This June, I had the opportunity of a lifetime to travel to Tanzania, Africa with Village Life Outreach Project (Village Life), a Cincinnati based non-profit organization.  Village Life strives to unite communities to promote life, health and education within three remote and impoverished villages in rural East Africa.  Village Life accomplishes their mission through annual Outreach Brigades … Continue reading

Night on the Serengeti 2011

“NIGHT ON THE SERENGETI 2011” is a dinner event that transports guests to the scenic country of Tanzania.  Guests  experience the sights, sounds and tastes of African culture while enjoying a plated dinner and our special “Rafiki” ceremony.  There will also be a silent auction showcasing authentic African artifacts along with local business products ad … Continue reading

Cincinnati Enquirer: Drop Inn Center inspired life of service

SPRINGDALE – Steve Elliott traces the beginning of his long, successful career as a service learning teacher and consultant to a single moment in an Over-the-Rhine homeless shelter. It was the mid-1980s. Elliott, a Finneytown High School teacher, and his colleagues went to observe the Drop Inn Center. They’d been taking a service learning course … Continue reading

Walk in My Shoes

Wyoming and Finnytown high schools, in conjunction with Village Life Outreach Project (Village Life) hosted the service learning fundraiser “Walk in My Shoes,” a five mile walk held on Thursday, May 19, to help raise awareness of the five miles or more that Tanzanian children must walk to and from school each day. More than … Continue reading