4 Countries in Africa that Will Change the Way You See the World

Nov, 2020  |  Uuzi African Travel

Lewis River Rotary Club Makes an Impact Overseas

Feb, 2020  |  The Reflector

Red Sweater Project

2020  |  Gross Pointe Rotary

Ridgefield Academy Science Teacher Climbs Mount Kilimanjaro in Honor of Older Brother, Presentation at Ridgefield Library

September, 2019  |  Ridgefield's Hamlet Hub

The Red Sweater Project

September, 2019  |  The Woodberry Oracle

Slow Food Embraces Joy + Justice with the Mungere School

July, 2019  |  Slow Food Nations

Ridgefield teacher prepares to climb Mount Kilimanjaro

March, 2019  |  NewsTimes

Climbing Kilimanjaro

March, 2019  |  AP News

Mac Rand Heads East to Africa

March, 2019  |  Ridgefield Academy

Lewis River Rotarians take part in Africa service project

Novermber, 2019  |  The Reflector

Weekly Newsletter

June, 2018  |  Rotary Club of Salem

Reaching new heights: Mount Hood climb benefits G.P. native’s Red Sweater Project

June, 2018  |  Grosse Pointe News

Bearcats Reconnect with Alma Mater

June, 2018  |  Willamette University

Mungere School Mural

2018  |  Hingyi Khong

Helping Students, and Families, in Tanzania. Living, and supporting,  the dream in East Africa

November 8, 2017  |  Embark Exploration Co.

Rotarians match challenge to donate $20,000 for school in Africa

October 10, 2017  |  The Columbian

Hope through Action

September 10, 2017  |  Sunshine Impressions

Timber Jim stumps in Salem

May 07, 2017  |  KPTV Fox 12 Oregon

Beyond the Lens - In the Rose City

April 23, 2017  |  Eighty Six Forever

Red Sweater Project: Transforming Communities by Empowering Youth In Tanzania

March 1, 2017  |  Strong Sensitive Souls

Life as a Maasai

February 5, 2017  |  The Globe is Beautiful | Travel Photography

The Red Sweater Project

December 24, 2016  |  The Globe is Beautiful | Travel Photography

A Day in His Life: Barakael

December 24, 2016  |  The Globe is Beautiful | Travel Photography

'Spread the love': The ethos of Timber Jim

March 17, 2016  |  Street Roots News

Timber Jim, growing gardens for Red Sweater Project

2016  |  Soccer City PDX

The Red Sweater Project

2016  |  She Paused

Timber Jim to Tanzania: Working the soil for the Red Sweater Project

May 29, 2016  |  KPTV Fox 12 Oregon

Spreading the Love with Timber Jim

May 2016  |  Tualatin Life

'I can have an impact'

December 24, 2015  |  The Lake Oswego Review

Red Sweater Project

2015  |  Rotary International

Discovering Meaningful Work Through Travel

August 22, 2014  |  Zero to Travel

Summer Soujourns of Service

August 24, 2014  |  The Columbian

Red Sweater

2013  |  Saima Hassan

My Next Adventure in Tanzania

October 11, 2013  |  A Diamond Abroad

Education, WASH and girls’ opportunities in Tanzania

March 1, 2013  |  WASH Advocates

A Darien teenager is trying to save her 'African starfish'

February 22, 2013  |  Darian News

Listen to interview with Ashley Holmer of The Red Sweater Project

January 3, 2013  |  Voice of America

A Woman’s Journey: Helping Bring Literacy to Tanzanian Children

January 3, 2013  |  Voice of America

National Charity League Holiday Tea Boosts Red Sweater Project

December 2, 2012  |  Portland Society Page

Bits ‘n’ Pieces: Journey to Africa for Vancouver woman

August 30, 2012  |  The Columbian

Red Sweater Project: Transforming Communities by Empowering Youth In Tanzania

May 29, 2012  |  Gentle Living Online

Red Sweater Project Encourages Portlanders to Help Children in Rural Tanzania

April 26, 2012  |  Portland Society Page

Willamette University: You're Doing What With Your Degree?! Ashley Holmer '02

2011  |  Willamette University

Got Education? Will Prosper!

October 3, 2010  |  Global Endeavors


"Thank you for the opportunity to be a part of a great organization. The students are really wonderful and I have no doubt they will do great things. It has been an experience I'll always remember."

—Denise D., Office & Accounts Manager

"Thank you so very much for the opportunity to take part in the school. It has been quite a meaningful experience, both personally and professionally, and I feel blessed to have taken part."

—Ben F., English Teacher

"If I wasn't assured before coming to Tanzania (which I was), I am now. The drive to the school in the village is so picturesque. It is simply amazing. And the icing on the cake, the main purpose of me being here... the students."

—James C., ELL Teacher

"I would have never expected to have such an amazing experience. Working with Red Sweater Project has grown and changed me. It's an honor and a privilege to be a part of the work you're doing."

—Olivia S., Volunteer Media Manager

"Thank you. The last six months were an absolute blast. I'll see you again soon. I'm sure of it!"

—Stephan B., Volunteer Math Teacher

"We had a great time working with Red Sweater Project. We are looking forward to what the future will bring for Mungere Village."

—Rick & Jeri K., Agriculture Program Trainers

"Thanks for the wonderful opportunity to assist your incredibly worthwhile organization."

—Kevin F., Volunteer Videographer and Media Productions

"Mungere Secondary School is never far from my mind."

—Rosemary M., Volunteer ELL Teacher

"I feel very blessed to have spent three months at The Mungere School. In this environment with scarce resources, people are generous with their hearts and kindness. Mungere's staff and students are family to me now."

—Wei-Zen W., Volunteer Office Manager

"I had the pleasure of working with your wonderful Red Sweater Project and the experience has yet to leave my mind."

—Laura W., Service Learning Volunteer

"The students are great and the position was very fulfilling!"

—Rachel B., Volunteer ELL Teacher

"Our group had a fantastic time and thanks to you and your team again for creating another great experience for our students."

—Russell Frelinghuysen, International Program Director, Moondance Adventures


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