The outer loop in the news
WNYT (NewsChannel 13, Albany)
Elaine Houston, September 7th, 2017
Couple Foregoes Big Wedding
to Help Build Labor Clinic
"Michael was in Africa to meet with people and create
theatre projects, but was moved by Asha's story. He and
Rachael knew they needed to do more, so they got married
and asked people to take the money they would have spent
on the wedding and put it towards building the clinic."
FULL STORY: wnyt.com
The Daily Gazette
Indiana Nash, September 7th, 2017
Documentary Tracks Couple's Tanzania Efforts
"Throughout the construction process, they connected with
villagers in Mloka, and created a documentary about the rich
culture of the village and the process of constructing the first of
many buildings to better serve the villagers. The documentary
will be shown at Proctors on Sept. 8."
FULL STORY: dailygazette.com
Indiana Nash, December 2nd, 2016
Couple Works to Build Clinic in Tanzania
"While it’s estimated to take a month to a month and a half to construct, the couple is prepared to stay as long as it takes.
'We want to show that we really do want to see it through,'
Herman said, 'that way people will feel more invested in the
clinic themselves.' Once the clinic is built, the District Health
Council will inspect it. 'Then the Tanzanian government will
supply the equipment and the doctors,' Herman said."
FULL STORY: yourniskayuna.com
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