Inspiring Women: Priscilla Heffelfinger

Inspiring Women: Priscilla Heffelfinger

We were so thrilled when we found out that The Federation of American Women’s Clubs Overseas, Inc. (FAWCO) wanted to interview our co-founder and CEO, Priscilla Heffelfinger, for the Fall issue of their newsletter Inspiring Women: Women Who Persist, Part I. In...
Thrive Featured on Dhaka Tribune

Thrive Featured on Dhaka Tribune

Our friends at Dhaka Tribune featured Thrive just in time for our five-year anniversary: It started with a simple delivery of 250 bananas to a school in a Korail neighbourhood. Five years later, Thrive delivers more than 3,750 meals to schoolchildren in Bangladesh and...
Field Notes – Thrive: Manila

Field Notes – Thrive: Manila

This post is a written reflection by Ashley Spurlock, Manila, Philippines.  This is Thrive:  This morning, two friends and I went to an area of Manila called Smokey Mountain. I’ve visited Smokey Mountain before, and each time I go it opens my heart a little more....
Marylu Fryberger Leads Thrive: Manila

Marylu Fryberger Leads Thrive: Manila

Marylu Fryberger, a Madonna University graduate, former kindergarten teacher from Livonia, Michigan, and a stay-at-home mom in the Philippines will be leading Thrive into a new frontier: The slums of Manila. Marylu, Priscilla Hefflefinger, Thrive co-founder, and Cindy...
Three Successful Weeks at Ariel

Three Successful Weeks at Ariel

Ariel School’s first day of classes were held May 9th. The all-girls school, in the slums of Dhaka’s Rayer Bazar, was established by Rezwan Hussain, an assistant professor at the University of Liberal Arts Bangladesh. Rezwan was inspired to start Ariel a little more...