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Thrive Staff – Ambrose Motian

Ambrose Motian

After finishing high school, I was figuring out what would be my next move and was looking for something to do in my life. I tried so many things, including burning charcoal, working as a room steward in hotels and working in peoples' gardens to earn some money. In the

The Day-to-Day January 2018 Growing Health Seminar

Growing Health Seminar

On January 1, 2018, the first school of the new year started. 27 new students and 3 returning students moved into the Thrive teaching center eager to learn how to grow health. Each day involved morning lessons and afternoon hands-on activities. This blog post will take you through each day

Thrive Staff: Kerri Roberts

O4O Staff: Kerri Roberts

Figuring out where I was called to work was a crazy ride. After finishing my Bachelor of Science - Kinesiology and Bachelor of Education, I went on to supply teach in various Christian schools. One of the schools that I was teaching at mentioned a potential partnership that they may

The Best Natural Healing Options

Often when the cold weather comes people start to think about flu shots and other medications. Are there other options that can be used to help avoid and treat these awful illnesses? The winter is not just a time of escaping the weather. For some of us it is enjoying the

A Decade to Remember – Part 6

Over the last several years, the biggest challenge we faced was our ability to keep up. As demand for sustainability in the developing world continued to increase, we continued to run full steam to train enough leaders. These days, sustainability seems to be the buzzword. This word involves creating change in the

A Decade to Remember – Part 5

By 2015 we thought that we had projects in every segment of society. Thrive was in public schools, slums, HIV groups, orphans care groups and churches. We realized we weren't in every segment when Linda got invited to do a devotional talk in a local women’s prison. The next day

A Decade to Remember Part 4

The year 2013 involved the development of many partnerships. Overall, partnerships were created in three different countries. The first being a Canadian NGO called Bopoma Villages, located in Zimbabwe. Their mission involves overcoming poverty by equipping people with the tools to do it themselves.

A Decade to Remember – Part 3

As the year 2010 wrapped up and we welcomed a new year, we also welcomed a new big idea. The third big idea focused on natural medicine. During 2011 we developed a variety of projects with HIV support groups. As we collected results and studied these groups

A Decade to Remember – Part 2

Decade to Remember

A Decade to Remember Continues As we focused on the continent of orphans, we realized that there were many more problems. These problems involved food security, nutritional deficiencies, contagious and deadly diseases. Incorporating all issues, we developed the idea of Growing Health as a solution for the world’s poorest continent. Good news

A Decade to Remember – Part 1

Decade to Remember

Our 10th Anniversary - A Blog Series Often we look back and wonder where the past few years have gone. This is especially true for Thrive as we celebrate our 10th anniversary. The last decade has involved a lifetime of amazing progress and wonderful experiences. Continue to follow us through our