Have you ever been the new kid on the block? That’s how I felt when I stepped into a role at All We Are, first as a project engineer and now as fundraising director.  By simply getting started two years ago, I have learned a lot about nonprofit work and myself. I’m happy that I…

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What would you do if you could do it over again? Imagine answering that question after living nearly a century of life. What would you say? What did you do right, and what do you wish you could have a second chance at? Last week at church, my pastor talked about a sermon given by well-known…

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All We Are’s mission is to positively impact the lives of individuals in developing countries, specifically focusing on bringing aid to Africa. As is the case with any worthwhile goal, we face several obstacles when it comes to providing help to these places. One of the biggest obstacles we face is the logistics and transportation…

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If you open a dictionary, trust is defined as “the belief that someone or something is reliable, good, honest, and effective.” For All We Are, trust is working with partners in Uganda that are mutually aligned with our beliefs and goals. Take a second to think about that—we are working with people born and raised…

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  People are often surprised to find out that All We Are was started by a 16-year-old looking for ways to make a difference. They seem equally surprised to find out that our operations are run by a volunteer group made up of a motley assortment of young people who meet virtually and have no…

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  About the Trip Now that All We Are is in its sixth year as an organization, we are ramping up our efforts to establish a presence in Uganda whenever possible, in order to meet with partners in person, assess the needs of the people we’re working with, and to take data for new projects.…

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Meet Chelsea Sherman. Working behind the scenes, she has been a fighting force in All We Are’s success from the start. Nathan met Chelsea at Findlay High School where they were classmates and friends. When Nathan was establishing a web presence for All We Are he knew he would need support from a great writer…

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When we reflect on 2014 in the years to come, we will undoubtedly remember the two-month period when America was paralyzed with fear about the Ebola outbreak coming stateside, largely due to the over-exaggeration of the media. But for All We Are, we will remember it differently. We are an organization that works largely in Central Africa—with…

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  As many of you know, Nathan headed to Kampala, Uganda on April 15 and arrived safely back in Germany on the 21st. Many great new connections were made during the trip and we are excited to continue our journey toward innovative engineering for sustainable global development in Uganda and throughout the world. Here’s the…

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