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GlobalGiving Ebola Grant

This just in---GlobalGiving awards everyday gandhis a $70,000 grant to continue its phase two Ebola prevention and recovery work! Our philanthropic partners have instilled their trust in us to preserve community cohesion, healing, and to provide long-term healthcare support to various communities in Liberia. On May 10th, after 42 days since its last case, Liberia was reported Ebola free. In an effort to remain disease resilient, our proposed initiatives will tackle a variety of issues surrounding post Ebola healing and recovery including a continued supply of medical and sanitation materials to neighborhood clinics and public restrooms, community health workshops and regenerative ceremonies

Words of Wisdom

After much anticipation everyday gandhis founder, Cynthia Travis, has re-launched her blog Borders and Edges; A blog dedicated to cherishing Nature, on Nature's terms. Her wonderful collection of short writings about our collective experiences with Nature, the infinite wisdom it possesses and respect it deserves, is an engaging weekly read. Begin following her posts now at bit.ly/Borders-Edges Additionally, Cynthia has been featured in the online journal, Dark Matter: Women Witnessing, along with eg's close colleague, friend and mentor, Deena Metzger. See both woman's writings in the first two issues of this inspiring journal, which offers a dialogue for how we might begin to heal our broken

Grieving the Dead: Barkedu & Foya Mourning Ceremonies

In response to pleas from various communities that have been traumatized since the onset of the Ebola epidemic, we have begun initiating mourning ceremonies in two strategic locations, Barkedu and Foya. Mourning Feasts are key traditional events shared across religious, tribal and ethnic lines in Liberia that are pivotal in grieving the dead and sending them to properly rest. In Liberian culture, healing is extended to the nonhuman realm and ceremonies such as these are welcomed and longed for--seen as deeply transformative and thus, imperative tasks in order to maintain healthy, resilient and interconnected communities. Doing so helps to re-bridge traumatized relationships and bring communi

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