Tag Archives: Youth Impact

Catching up with Cherokee House

Spring and summer have been hoppin’ here at the Cherokee House! So much so that we are woefully behind in posting about it. Here’s a brief summary to get you up to speed: Mung San Originally hailing from Myanmar/Burma, Mung San was a highly talented intern with the Center for Creative Leadership (CCL). He was […]

Gap Year Student Extraordinaire!

(Chandler and Taye, a social worker at Onesimus)   [Chandler took a year off after graduating from Saint Mary’s School in Raleigh, North Carolina, and has been traveling around Africa, volunteering and generally impressing everyone she meets. We were thrilled to have her at the Cherokee House from January to March 2013, working with Onesimus […]

UNC MBAs in ET_Part 1

Cherokee Gives Back is pleased to work with the University of North Carolina Kenan-Flagler business school and their Sustainability Immersion, a capstone experiential learning course for graduating MBAs. In addition to traveling to Eastern North Carolina and Kenya, the class visited Ethiopia to help assess income-generating possibilities for one of our partners. The following blog […]

PARTNERS IN ETHIOPIA – Youth Impact

Youth Impactis a faith-based organization with a core emphasis on character development for underprivileged youth. In addition to its main Mentoring Center, Youth Impact is currently operating three other homes for orphans and street youth. Interns are needed to draft project proposals, write the stories of the children in the programs, teach English and assist […]