Sharpening our Shamba Skills: Sustainable Agriculture Training at BCC

While our young adults and staff at Moshi Centre have no shortage of enthusiasm about the shamba, they lacked the tools and the expertise to begin to professionalize the farm and increase our output. In order to help the shamba become an income generating project, BCC needed to bring in the experts!

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What Are We Actually Doing?

Mosaic’s Carman International Fellowship application for 2018-2019 is now open! Mosaic seeks to create awareness about disability not only in the communities in which we serve, but also for development professionals. The fellowship offers those with a background in public health, human rights, and international development a chance to gain direct experience with disability issues in…

Making an Impact: International Volunteer Day at BCC

International Volunteer Day was created to recognize the contributions of volunteers to projects and organizations the world over – and here at BCC, we are fortunate to work with volunteers from every corner of the globe who provide their valuable support and expertise. BCC volunteers arrive with an incredible array of skills and backgrounds, and on International Volunteer Day we are reflecting on the value that our volunteers bring to the organization and the direct impact their work has on the lives of BCC clients.

Bega Kwa Bega

It is surreal that my time with BCC has come to an end. It has been heartbreaking to leave the incredible people I’ve had the privilege to get to know and love over the past fourteen months. I just returned to the U.S., but I would be lying if I said I didn’t have flight…

The Power of Partnership

Education is a human right, but one that is frequently denied for people with disabilities, especially in low-income countries. According to UNICEF’s Global Initiative on Out-of-School Children, an estimated 90 percent of children with disabilities in developing countries do not go to school. [1] Furthermore, according to the UN Girls’ Education Initiative, the literacy rate…