Category Archive for "SOHO News"

Time for Intervention

April 29, 2014
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A Message from CEO, Co-founder Cynthia J. Prime (photographed on left with child being fitted for clothing at The Welcome Place in Mhlosheni, Swaziland She was one of about thirty children at an orphan’s shelter, where SOHO had been invited…

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"The Safe House"–Student-Driven Solutions Addressing Safe and Quality Housing

February 17, 2014
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For thousands of Swazi children affected by the HIV/AIDS pandemic, chronic poverty and homelessness are familiar truths. In Swaziland, the impact of HIV/AIDS has displaced nearly 69,000 children. Orphans as young as eight-years-old are left to undertake the responsibilities of adults,…

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The Hope Seekers Exhibition at Herron School of Art and Design

February 4, 2014
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“Understanding and appreciation can only come about when the visual experience is internalized—when pictures and words move from paper to the gut and the heart, and the audience becomes sufficiently immersed in the experience to emerge from it transformed,” writes…

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Hope For The Holidays

December 10, 2013
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In response to the Crispus Attucks Peer Leaders return from Swaziland, we are hosting a Hope For The Holidays fundraiser. This fundraiser celebrates the students’ experience, which they will share with us both through stories and photos. The Event Includes:…

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Looking Back: The PLAFA Experience

December 10, 2013
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The Peer Leaders (and the adults who accompanied them) have just returned from their trip to Swaziland where they were able to experience so many new things. We decided to ask them some questions while the experience was still fresh…

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How to Mentally Prepare for a Service Trip to Swaziland

November 21, 2013
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Whether a high school student or an experienced volunteer embark on a service trip to Swaziland, a country consumed by HIV/AIDS, anyone will need to mentally prepare themselves for what experiences lay ahead. Here is the reality: 26% of people…

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Hundreds of Students Rally at Crispus Attucks High School

November 19, 2013
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On Tuesday, November 12, hundreds of Cripsus Attucks Medical Magnet High School (CAMMHS) students came together to support 14 of their peers, who were one week away from departing to Swaziland. The 14 students represent Peer Leader for AIDS-Free Africa…

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Investing in the Leaders of Tomorrow

October 10, 2013
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Some may become physicians, nurses, pubic health professionals, others will grow up to be educators, counselors, and perhaps policy makers—all students that are apart of Peer Leaders for AIDS-Free Africa (PLAFA) will make a difference in Indianapolis and communities abroad….

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Reality Check

October 10, 2013
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Read about SOHO Intern Alex Slegers’ experience preparing donated items for the 40-foot container… There is a small office room at the SOHO office that is used to store all the donations we have receive over the last several months….

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You can help SOHO ship a 40-foot container to Swaziland!

October 10, 2013
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What is 40 feet tall and filled with school uniforms, shoes, clothing, hygiene products, educational materials, school desks, and computers? Don’t worry, this isn’t a trick question. We’re just excited to announce that we have received enough donations in the…

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