STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

STORY FROM THE FIELD – Rouamba Odile

Rouamba Odile is a fighter.  She was born in the 1960’s in Burkina Faso, but she’s not sure exactly when.  She never went to school and she isn’t able to read/write. Her father tried to arrange her marriage at the age of 17, but she ran away to her sisters...
International Womens Day 2019

International Womens Day 2019

As we celebrate International Women’s Day, The Sonder Project is proud of our commitment to equality and the empowerment of women.  It’s our mission to strengthen communities, and strong communities require empowered women. The impact of supporting women...

Nov. Summary as of 11/20/18

It has been too long since we’ve updated our website with a report, but it’s certainly not from a lack of action!  Since our last entry on October 31st, The Sonder Project has contributed… 17 Volunteer Days 147 Volunteers 1,171 Volunteer Hours 400 Meals Served 49...

Wednesday, October 31st

Our focus was split today with a full team out on repair and clean up duty, and another hosting a Halloween Festival at Daffiin Park. The repair team consisted of volunteers from 360 Blue, YOLO Board, and 30A along with a local physical therapist who signed up to take...

Sunday, October 28th

Today our Millville crew of 8 included current (and past!) employees of 30A along with volunteers from EZ-PZ recycling and Resort Quest. Spirits in the community were strong, and we were happy to welcome some residents who volunteered to help us help their neighbors....

Friday, October 26th

Today we took 4 vehicles, a tractor, and 11 people to the Fountain area (north Bay County).  We had 4 addresses we got from Monday, and I also gathered several addresses from other sources.  We assisted 10 households altogether.  3 houses were tarped, and 4 houses...