FROM THE FIELD

SoA update: Our latest work in Asia-Pacific

Dear supporters, I hope you’ve been doing well since I last reached out! I’ve recently returned from a trip to Asia where I checked in on a few of our latest projects and looked into how Spirit of America’s support can better help our troops and diplomats serving abroad. Here is some of our latest … Continued

Back to Bamako

Aw ka kεnε Wa Du Mali (Hello from Mali. How are you?; in the local dialect Bambara) There is a popular saying in Mali: “Back to Bamako”. It can be found on shirts and items for sale throughout the city. The motto was created in an artisan workshop at le Campement Kangaba that gathers local … Continued

Memorial Day: Honor and Remembrance

Greetings, Memorial Day is a day of honor and remembrance. A day when we gather as a nation to reflect upon the sacrifices our troops have made to protect the liberty we cherish here in the United States. As Americans, we have a solemn obligation to support our troops to the best of our ability … Continued

Bringing communities together to address threats

Hello SoA supporters, We are supporting efforts to empower local governance and bring communities together to address security concerns in Diffa, Niger. Diffa has been affected by the scourge of Boko Haram since the first cross-border attacks in February 2015. Bombings, kidnappings, and looting have become commonplace in the entire Lake Chad Region and have … Continued