Blog

Campaigns

Jun 17th, 2017
2017 Gala Dinner

We are pleased to announce that we are hosting our 2017 Gala Dinner at the beautiful Rosina Function Room at the Abbotsford Convent on the 24th of August 2017! We will be hosting a three-course dinner with plenty of entertainment. …

Read More
Oct 02nd, 2012
PDI Goes To Oprah – October 5, 2012

On Friday the 5th of October, Dr. Maithri Goonetilleke (Executive Director of Possible Dreams International) will be sharing his personal story of founding Possible Dreams International on Oprah’s Lifeclass. You can watch Oprah’s Lifeclass on  Friday October 5th  which will be …

Read More
Aug 02nd, 2010
On Gratitude

May 18th 2009 06:00 Siteki, Swaziland Early one misty morning my friend Anna Zwane (we call Her Matron) and I ventured out in a borrowed truck to deliver some food parcels to Gogos (grandmothers) in deep need within the some …

Read More
Aug 02nd, 2010
Alvinah’s Story

Gogo Alvinah is 73 years old. For the last 40 years she has been the janitor at the Good Shepherd hospital. She mops the floors, cleans the wards, and changes the linen for those who are sick and dying. Alvinah …

Read More
Aug 02nd, 2010
Promise’s Story

On wounded days, when the wind blows cold against my back, I remember Promise. Promise Maphosa was born in the emerald mountains of Swaziland. Here in the little southern African country which has gained infamy as having the world’s highest …

Read More
Aug 02nd, 2010
Nonhle’s Story

An email home during November 2006: In the midst of the struggle and heartbreak, a few shining lights of hope and renewal persist through the despair to pave the road for the orphans and vulnerable children of Swaziland….this is one …

Read More
Aug 02nd, 2010
A Memory that Lingers

I was in Swaziland in 2005/2006 working on a project to improve antiretroviral uptake and compliance. There are several memories that stick in my mind and make me well up, but make me driven to want to do more in …

Read More