Meet Gabi, a Romanian Role Model

By Barb Carman | Sometimes, in working on behalf of children and young adults with disabilities around the world, we meet extraordinary people. Not just those we serve and their families, but often, even the staff who work for our partner organizations. Sometimes those individuals are so extraordinary that we just have to brag! Our friend…

Donated Items Change Lives

By Barb Carman | Motivation Romania and the Building a Caring Community (BCC) program in Tanzania have been partners with Mosaic International for many years. Each program receives gifts-in-kind from Mosaic staff and supporters in the U.S., businesses in their local communities, and international volunteers, just to name a few. These gifts are an important…

Empowering the Mothers in Tanzania

By Barb Carman | In honor of International Women’s Day, I’d like to share a story of an amazing woman in Tanzania. She is the mother of a child with physical and intellectual disabilities, who is now part of the program Mosaic International works with in Tanzania, Building a Caring Community (BCC). There are many…

Ah, the Beauty of Springtime in Moshi

By Barb Carman | As I stepped off the plane earlier this week with the new Mosaic Fellow, Meghan Hussey, I noticed a difference in the air right away. A cool dry breeze was blowing, which was an added welcome to the ever present heartfelt karibu (welcome) seen in the faces of Tanzanian people and…

A Creative Map With a Message

By Barb Carman | This creative map and message was sent to us by Megan at Mosaic. She located the name of the author whom I then Googled to learn more about her.  Trishula Patel is from Zimbabwe and is a journalist. Her college education has been in the US. She is currently an intern…