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What is Shared / Green Day 2013

I’m writing on my last day at ASRI. Here, I have spent and experienced time with the staff that has infinitely doubled my appreciation for their dedication. And, along with Kari Malen, HIH’s extraordinary Volunteer Director, have spent… Read More


Connections: Etty’s Trip to the West Coast

Between July 6 and August 9, Etty Rahmawati, ASRI’s Conservation Education & Outreach Manager, gained as many insights into the USA, her volunteer, staff and Board hosts as we gained inspiration from her and connection to something bigger…. Read More


Celebrating Goats for Widows – Gifts that Keep on Giving

Morning meeting is packed with ASRI staff and the delegation from Dining for Women who arrive this morning bearing gifts of medical supplies, medical library books, hundreds of eyeglasses, medicines and medical supplies adding to the already delivered… Read More


Arriving where left is right and where small gestures speak volumes

Immediately upon our arrival, the neighborhood kids congregate on the blue-tile front porch of the modest concrete brick home.  The house had been Kari and Loren’s who left six months ago to return to the states after having… Read More