Friday, October 31, 2008

Obama, Kiva, Life

Only 4 more days left of the longest campaign ever. Or at least the longest I've been involved with. This is actually the first political campaign I have been so active in. And I attended my first meeting 3 days after he announced he was running, and have been working every spare hour I have since. Twenty months. What a long, strange trip its been.

I remember, at the beginning, I had also just started doing work for Kiva and used to dream that I was trying to get Obama elected president of Kiva. At the time, Obama was a long shot, and Kiva was new and untested, but I had faith that both were good ideas.

Speaking of Kiva, my Kiva video "What does $25 Mean to You"? will be on PBS on a show called "With Purpose:Going from Success to Significance in Work and Life". They found it on youtube and asked to use it. I'm quite flattered, its the first or second video I ever made.

I made a loan today to


for his salon in Bekaa, Lebanon.


Bhalchander said...

Great video !!


Julia said...

Thanks. I had a lot of fun making it, I took all the non-Kiva pictures. I bought the shirt for the video, and wear it often.

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