Across India in a Rickshaw for Charity

You heard it correctly.  In August of 2015 we are taking a team of the toughest peeps to the depths of India 3500km (2,174 miles) across the country in a motorized ...

2014 Ghana Adventure Complete

After walking 500 miles across Spain raising $11.200, losing a passport, being stuck in Spain, receiving numerous warning about traveling to Ghana and getting the occasional report from a team of the bravest people ...

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   Welcome to The One Effect! The One Effect is an experiment to see how much one blog can change the world in both big and small ways.     ...


Hiking the Camino de Santiago for Charity

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Why Do We Gossip?

Maybe gossip because it increases our excitement level. We want to hear ...

You’ve Got To Want It As Bad As You Want to Breathe

“Only those willing to risk going too far, can possibly find out ...

What if You Did Not Have Time?

Ask yourself, if I had 10 years to live, how would I ...

Making a Difference

Pretending that you don’t make a difference in this world, is actually ...

The Great Illusion of Reality

What if we fell asleep and we had an amazing dream.  We ...

How to Reach Your Full Potential

This is an idea that many of us think about.  When I ...

Jim Carrey’s Secret of Life

Here’s some epic quotes from the video! “The effect you have on ...

Progress On Our Building in Ghana

We have received word from our team in Ghana.  They have been ...

99% of People Miss the Most Important Lesson in Monopoly

Have you ever played Monopoly?  Do you think you are good at ...

Update from Ghana….Kind of…

Look at these happy faces!  Having the time of their lives in ...

550 Miles Walking Across Spain for Children in Ghana

If any of you were wondering what it is like to hike ...

3 Days Until Ghana

 -Near Leon, Spain in June 2014 hiking the Camino de Santiago to ...

A Story About a Slave Girl Named Peace

“You know what’s more important than beliefs? People.” Inspired by Meg McGuire

Could You Imagine Being Born a Slave?

8 Days Until We Begin Our Work in Ghana “I choose the ...

Child Slavery on Lake Volta

10 Days Until We Begin Our Work in Ghana “They didn’t take ...

10 Things You Don’t Want to Know About Slavery in Ghana

14 Days Until We Begin Work in Ghana!!! “You shouldn’t fear crying, you ...

Dirty Water Kills

For those of you that haven’t been following along, back in May ...

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