Global Activism: Naperville’s Brett Weiss Offers Opportunity For Children In Dago, Kenya
Brett Weiss made his first trip to Africa in 2009. He was on a volunteer vacation to Dago, Kenya. In Dago, most children go to school for only four years. There’s no electricity. Most families have been impacted by HIV/AIDS. As a former high school teacher, Brett knew the children he was meeting needed an education for a chance to escape poverty. For our weekly Global Activism segment, Weiss explains his efforts to establish a scholarship fund to help deserving children in Dago get through high school. Weiss’ book about his experiences is Just Give Them a Hug and the Rest Will Be Easy.