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South Sudan, the world's newest country
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Kula, HI, United States
Writer, Humanitarian, and Coach
"Be the reason someone believes in the goodness of people. — Unknown"
As an HR professional in the international humanitarian sector, I've worked in South Sudan on and off since 2013. In 2014, I learned the remarkable story of Seeing Hands. A team of blind massage therapists in Juba, they opened their clinic just one day before the civil war started. Persevering ever since, they have inspired countless individuals along the way. Having recently collaborated with Seeing Hands on funding for a more permanent structure for their business, I am now delighted to join Virginia Williams in liaising with partners for We Can! to expand upon the Seeing Hands' model.
Hi Shannon, I love that we were both drawn to the Liberty Bell as narrator! Your story puts such a nice emphasis on the strength, resilience, equality, and dreams that it represents. Very sweet and well done.