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September 11: We’re in it for the growth

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

I’ve always seen this Softchoice Corporate value as developmental, but mostly focused on a North American perception of ourselves, our careers, and how we utilize our own strengths for our own advantage. Career success mixed... Read More

September 10: We are all the same

September 10, 2013  |  Kenya

Fundamentally we are all the same. Though our appearances are different, on the inside we all have a heart to love, a brain to think and eyes to see the world. We all have desires,... Read More

September 10: “I can read, I can read!”

September 10, 2013  |  Kenya

These are the words of joy that we heard many times over as we fitted eye glasses for the young, the old and the very old in the village of Maai Mahiu, Kenya. What an... Read More

September 9: A life without giving is a life without happiness

September 9, 2013  |  Kenya

When the Softchoice cares trip to Kenya was first announced it would have been natural for someone to ask why Kenya and why not somewhere local? My answer to that question is our social responsibility... Read More

September 5: Hello, my name is Paul…

September 5, 2013  |  Kenya

I consider myself to be a family man. I am a proud son, brother, husband and new father. Every Sunday I head to my parent’s house in Streetsville to sit around our family table, my... Read More

September 3: Softchoice Cares Meets Maai Mahui and the KRC

September 3, 2013  |  Kenya

Today we finally had the opportunity to hit the ground running. This was the moment that we have all been anticipating and preparing for the past five months. We began the construction of the Knowledge... Read More

August 30: Perspective Evolution

August 30, 2013  |  Kenya

How many of us have used the phrase, “worst day of my life.” How many of us have felt the gravity of something so wrong, we felt like we’ve been the only people exposed to... Read More

August 29: All my bags are packed and I’m ready to go…

August 29, 2013  |  Kenya

It’s a bit surreal to think that in a few short hours, myself and 14 of my fellow colleagues will be leaving our respective cities and traveling half way around the world to start a... Read More

Aug 10: Chapter 14 – Parting Is Bitter Sweet

August 13, 2013  |  Uncategorized

Our final day.  Rob, Gillian and Tommy headed out early today to tie up some last minute loose ends at SACRO while the rest of us enjoyed a more leisurely start to the day.  Once... Read More

February 16 A visit to Akagera Park

February 16, 0201  |  Rwanda

We got up at 4:30am to head out on our safari in Akagera Park. A driver took all eight of us on a 6 hour tour. It was another amazing experience. Here are only a... Read More

May 13th: Painting homes and starting the school site project

May 14, 0014  |  Philippines

Today we got to sleep in until 6am! Some of us ran to the ocean for a quick dip before breakfast. After we ate breakfast, we loaded into the van and car and went off... Read More

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