Graduation Gown Update: Goal Met!

You've helped us reach our goal! Because of the continued support from our community, each graduate will have their own graduation gown - and what a sea of beautiful color there will be! Our first Training for Tomorrow class will graduate after completing two years of their life skills curriculum. This group of incredibly strong, … Continue reading Graduation Gown Update: Goal Met!

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Program Update: A Look at the Last Six Months

Six months ago, Studio Samuel received our first grant. It was from The White Feather Foundation and has forever changed the scope of our organization and the girls in our program. 94% of girls saw improvement in their behavior and/or academic performance within the first six months of entering Training for Tomorrow, our life skills program. The four … Continue reading Program Update: A Look at the Last Six Months

Behind the Scenes: Portraits from an Artist

After photographer John Delaney and his wife adopted their little girl Sara, he became very aware of the prevalent poverty in her home country. “I wanted to use my photographic skills to give back to Ethiopia,” he says. Very influenced by the peripatetic work of Irving Penn, John packed his large format film camera, complete … Continue reading Behind the Scenes: Portraits from an Artist