His home is but a stone’s throw from theirs. The children of Canzibe, I mean. His village of Qunu is nestled in this
same little corner of the world. We pass his home on every grueling trip down the N2 from East London to Mthatha. And we scratch our heads, wondering why the Father of [...]Continue Reading →
67 minutes. One minute for every year Mr. Mandela spent fighting for human rights and serving his community, including 27 years he spent doing it from jail cells. All the movement asks is that we spend 67 minutes today in service to our community.Continue Reading →
Come get your car washed at Cardinal Plaza Shell, Springfield, Va and then treat yourself to the best fries inland at Boardwalk Fries and Burgers just across Rolling Road. Car wash is 11-3 and you can visit Boardwalk Fries anytime from 11 -9. Boardwalk Fries will donate 15 percent [...]Continue Reading →
Ten years ago today, we got a little envelope in the mail from the state of Virginia that declared 25:40 a corporation. With that one-page letter, Alec and I took a deep breath and took a small step forward on a long journey in which there has only been enough light for our next [...]Continue Reading →
The weekend before my most recent trip to South Africa I had a hair cut appointment. This would be no ordinary hair cut , as the person who had cut my hair every four weeks for the past 15 years was on vacation and had arranged for a friend of hers (I’ll call her [...]Continue Reading →
We have an angel in Herman Stoffberg, a South African man who has made it his mission for the moment to help 25:40 construct the new, expanded pre-school, aftercare and help us create a practical skills center in Canzibe.
Herman lives in Oyster Bay — a good 10-hour-drive from Canzibe — in a good car. [...]Continue Reading →