• Entrepreneur of the Month

Clearing the Path for Health and Wellness: The Wash Project

By Barclay Martin, TEDxYouth@KC

Imagine you’re in a typical suburb, and one morning you spot 30 young people, from another country, wearing matching t-shirts and walking into your subdivision. One approaches you and says, “I can see how you’re struggling.

Every Saturday, you take this machine, push it back and forth over your grass, only to find the grass has come back the following week. Now, our time is short, and we must return home tomorrow, but today my friends and I are pleased to bring you a solution from our country, which is why we are presenting you and each house in this subdivision their very own…goat.

But before you say anything, just know that we are pleased to help our fellow human beings, and we have received far more than we have given from this trip.

And as you stand on your front step, watching goats running wild through the col de sac, imagine what you would say?

In 2010, I took part in a medical mission to Mali, West Africa, where I conducted art workshops with the communities while teams of volunteer nurses and doctors ran life-saving operating rooms and clinics for those most in need of care.

The week was full of creativity and imagination, and art supplies were circulated through schools across the town of Ouelessebougou. But what I had forgotten to ask was what they actually needed. Read more.

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