Annie-Jean

Annie-Jean

HURRICANE MICHAEL ONE YEAR LATER “Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow may never be, so I am focused on today.” – Annie-Jean Annie-Jean, 67, was born and raised in Panama City.  The only time she spent elsewhere was a short stint working for Job Corps in New Jersey. The rest...
A Mother and her Daughter

A Mother and her Daughter

HURRICANE MICHAEL ONE YEAR LATER Rhonda and Betty A month after Hurricane Michael made landfall on October 10, 2018, The Sonder Project received a phone call from Tonya Hall, a residential nurse and Panama City resident. During the phone call, Tonya told us about a...
Hurricane Dorian Response

Hurricane Dorian Response

 Dear Sonder Supporters, In the wake of Hurricane Dorian, our thoughts and prayers go out to the people impacted – especially those in the Bahamas and along the East Coast. The road to recovery is long and the need for help is great. As a result, supporters have...
Water Survey

Water Survey

For 50-year-old Nikiema Asseto, life certainly has changed over the past year. Nikiema is from Mor-Pougo, a small community in the West African country of Burkina Faso, where she lives with 50 or so relatives within a family compound. Of course it’s hard to count when...
Ahmed’s Well

Ahmed’s Well

On any given day in the village of Loanga, Burkina Faso, you’ll find locals surrounding a well. By way of a simple hand pump, it draws clean drinking water from an underground aquifer for this village of 3,000 and represents one of the few examples of infrastructure...