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December 7, 2017
Karin Anderson, a firefighter and EMT in Kensington, traveled to Kenya in 2016 to provide training to firefighters there. She also helps collect equipment to send to Africa through Cincinatti, Ohio-based Africa Fire Mission.  (Contributed)
Helping African firefighters
December 7, 2017 - 6:15pm
February 17, 2017
Maggie Pfeffer, an Alexandria Area High School student, teaches students in a Boma, which is a village in Africa. Pfeffer traveled to Africa with her father, Pete, on a mission trip. (Contirbuted)
Father and daughter return from eye-opening mission trip to Africa
February 17, 2017 - 3:51pm
February 10, 2017
Muzamba Sibajene to speak on intercultural issues
February 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
January 4, 2017
Pete Pfeffer and his daughter, Maggie, leave for a mission trip to Africa January 12. (Lowell Anderson | Echo Press)
A mountain of a mission
January 4, 2017 - 9:00am
September 16, 2016
A young Tanzanian delivers a bag of flour used to make "uji" porridge, which is served for lunch at Olarash Primary School. This year’s Operation Bootstrap walk on Sept. 24 will help support the school by providing lunch, supplies and reinforcing the walls and roof of the classroom. (Contributed)
Operation Bootstrap walk to benefit Tanzanian school
September 16, 2016 - 12:00am
June 5, 2013
Natasha Bosek of Garfield, at far right in photo, spent three-and-a-half weeks in Malawi, Africa recently. She and six other nursing students from Jamestown College spent time working an a variety of medical facilities, including a hospital, a mobile medical clinic and helping with an organization that serves orphans. (Contributed photo)
A hands-on experience
June 5, 2013 - 12:00am
Kathryn Erickson is pictured with one of the sundresses she makes for Little Dresses for Africa. (Contributed photo)
Stitching up happiness
December 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 11, 2012
On June 14, more than 30 PEO members from two local chapters gathered to hear Lizzie Muyawa Dube, an African student whose education PEO sponsored, tell her story. Dube is pictured above shortly after coming to America 10 years ago. She only wore her traditional Malawi clothes for the first few months. (Contributed photo)
A spark behind an education
July 11, 2012 - 12:00am
April 8, 2012
Group plans to ship agricultural books to Africa
April 8, 2012 - 2:56pm
August 25, 2010
Marie and Marv Bjorklund are pictured with some of the children they will be caring for when they move to Africa.
Leaving it all behind
August 25, 2010 - 12:00am
April 10, 2009
Alisha Drexler posed with some students in a primary school in Kenya.
In to Africa
April 10, 2009 - 12:00am
September 12, 2008
Lions clubs hear how they're helping eye surgeries in Africa
September 12, 2008 - 12:00am
August 22, 2008
Making a molehill out of a mountain
August 22, 2008 - 12:00am
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