In January of 2020, the first seedlings in the new Sonder Project garden at Walton High School were planted with the support of students from Ms. Spice’s culinary classes.
In mid-January, we completed our first well of 2020 in Kilou, a rural Burkina Faso community that’s home to 2,000 people. Prior to its completion, the community relied on an exposed well that was open to the elements. It was also dry for half the year.
In January of 2020, our CEO, Chad Zibelman, traveled to southeastern Africa to establish a Sonder Project office in Malawi. Often referred to as “The Warm Heart of Africa,” the country is known for its friendly people and Lake Malawi, its vast freshwater lake.
“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.
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.
Charles and Tonya have been best friends ever since they met for the first time after Hurricane...
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