28 Nov '11, 12pm

Jessica @Hegemommy from @Care2 is going to Ghana with the Global Fund | Follow her on the journey! #DT @globalfundnews

Jessica @Hegemommy from @Care2 is going to Ghana with the Global Fund | Follow her on the journey! #DT @globalfundnews

While most the Americans around me were on their way home from a Thanksgiving with family, I sat at the Minneapolis airport packed with my laptop and a carry on, on my way to Ghana. The timing for the trip could not be more serendipitous. In the United States the holiday season is in full-swing, which means you can’t turn the corner without some kind of ad trying to connect the importance of family to the necessity of consumerism. I’m saying goodbye to my own family, with my daughter just a year old, to see first hand the struggles of mothers half a world away. My heart broke as I said goodbye to them and will likely break as I say hello to the mothers and children I’ll soon meet. But more concretely, the trip comes at a time when the United States has chosen to spend money on drone aircraft strikes in lieu of mosquito netting . One costs billions, the other a handful of d...

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