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September 11: Blood, Sweat, and Laughter

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

Over the past several days I have learned more about myself, my limits and where my strengths lie, then ever before. I have learned in short order that I am NOT the most gifted craftsman,... Read More

September 11: When pride equals education

September 11, 2013  |  Kenya

I grew up in an affluent suburb of Chicago where I attended a public high school that ranks in top tier of schools throughout the USA. From there I attended Clemson University, where I achieved... Read More

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

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