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...

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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...

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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...

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STORY FROM THE FIELD: Tish Ogden

STORY FROM THE FIELD: Tish Ogden

Four Walls and a Blue Roof The day after Hurricane Michael made landfall at Panama City, Tish Ogden and her boyfriend, Mike, returned to their home in Bayside, a low-lying community just north of the Hathaway Bridge.  As they drove through the battered neighborhoods,...

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STORY FROM THE FIELD  – Koudyoba Giro Odile

STORY FROM THE FIELD – Koudyoba Giro Odile

Photography: Tara Rice Koudyoba’s story is sadly not unique, but it highlights the impact of The Sonder Project.    Koudyoba is a widow. She never went to school and was married at the age of 17 in an arranged marriage.    4 years ago her husband got sick and died....

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