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...
Thrive Heads to The Philippines

Thrive Heads to The Philippines

Within the bustling city of Tondo, lies a quiet hill-top community on top of an old dump site for the city of Manila. The locals call this place Trash Mountain. It is in the heart of Happyland, metro Manila’s biggest slum, and although it is no longer an active dump...
Student Spotlight:  Ameena

Student Spotlight: Ameena

$8 Feeds Ameena for 1 Month Ameena, her parents, and two sisters live in a one-room, tin shed house in Dhaka. Her family shares a cooking stove and toilet with some other families who live nearby. Ameena says that in summer the house gets very hot and is...