Oregon Zoo’s Senior Primate Keeper, Asaba Mukobi, is grateful for the passion that people in Oregon and elsewhere have for saving Africa’s animals from extinction — and he is grateful for the financial and volunteer support many have given to the cause.
Read the full story at: http://www.examiner.com/article/oregon-to-africa
I was given a whole new perspective on American vs. Ugandan childhoods on Thursday. Inspired by his story on the Oregon Zoo’s website, I contacted Asaba Mukobi to find out what his Kasese Wildlife Conservation Awareness Organization was all about. Why did he start it? How does it work? What are his goals? He answered all these and so much more as we talked over lunch on a cold Portland day.
Read the full story at: http://taraeaster.blogspot.com/2013/01/meet-asaba-mukobi-founder-of-kasese.html
It was just over four years ago that I addressed my fellow graduating class at Germain Arena wondering aloud where the next years would take us. Four years later, I find myself in a similar predicament.
Yes, some might argue that I was asking for it when I decided to major in anthropology and religious studies, (which somehow rearrange themselves to spell out “no job prospects” when employers look at them on my resume), but I like to think otherwise.
Read the full story at: http://www.naplesnews.com/community/world-traveler-naples-high-grad-has-goal-she-sets