As we get older, making new friends can be hard. We become fixed in our ways, we think we know who we are and who is worth our time, and we actively try to avoid the pain of our past. Children are different. Like raindrops rolling down an umbrella, bad experiences are easily forgotten in… Continue reading Immediate Friends – The Power of Children and Fun
The Value of Friendship in Conflict Resolution
In the changing world of today, where technology and the consumerism culture is slowly isolating people into an individualistic world, true friendship is becoming a bit rare. You may dispute this fact and say that “I have so many friends”. The question is, what is the objective of your friendship and is your friendship mutually… Continue reading The Value of Friendship in Conflict Resolution
Advocacy Quilting: A Labor of Love by CPI’s Beneficiaries
Mama Caleb and Mama Faith unfurled a blanket in the shade of a tree and got to work on the quilt. The two women sat in silence for three hours while they meticulously beaded cloth swaths with impressive dexterity. “What is motivating me to make the quilt is this program and what it has done for my family,” Mama Faith said emotionally.