Have you touched someone's heart?

If animals can see, and recall, and remember, and express their "Thank You"s why can't human beings? Next time think twice before saying anything stupid about animals, they are here for a reason (even if we don't know it, at least I don't).
She is pregnant;
he had just saved her from a fire in her house, rescuing her by carrying her out of the house into her front yard, while he continued to fight the fire.
When he finally got done putting the fire out, he sat down to catch his breath and rest.
A photographer from the Charlotte, North Carolina newspaper, noticed her in the distance looking at the fireman.
He saw her walking straight toward the fireman and wondered what she was going to do.
As he raised his camera, she came up to the tired man who had saved her life and the lives of her babies and kissed him just as the photographer snapped this photograph.

Loliondogate 2 has become a police project (Tanzania)

Communities are still suffering, violation of human rights is still going on, Maasai 'bomas' and houses are still burning, sticking of innocent people, communities began to become poorer because of the loss of their livestock/cattle due to lack of water and pasture, the woman who was raped, and her husband are worried of their lives, this is because they have been told by the government people to never testify if they want to survive. Two days ago, the woman refused to tell me anything, saying “tung’wayioki mayieu madamu, kayiew altau lai, emeekure akata ayie oltungani laitadamu, netero orkiyioi (Maasai)", Niache sitaki kukumbuka, nataka niishi, sitaki mtu yoyote tena aniulise', akaanza kulia (Swahili)” (“leave me alone, I don’t want to remember, I need to survive, I don’t need any person to asked me ever,” then she started crying).
Read the whole story at Pambazuka.org

Swahili interpreter needed ASAP

I found this in one of e-groups, I hope there is somebody who speaks both languages and can help. Please read the message below:

From Britt & Wanda Franklin  ( [email protected]  )
We have been asked by a Juvenile Court in Harrisonburg, Virginia area to help them with an upcoming Court Hearing. They have a Hearing where they will be deciding "visitation" rights for one of the parents of minor children. One of the parents speaks and/or understands little or no English and needs an Loatian/English Interpreter. This hearing is scheduled for October 02, 2009 starting at 9:00 a.m. Compensation for this assignment will be at the rate of $30.00 per hour with a two hour minimum while in Court. We will also pay a Stipend of $20.00 per hour four your travel to/from Harrisonburg. Can you help us with this assignment or can you help us find someone who can? Please advise me either way (Yes or No).
TNB Language Service 7180 Buckeye Rd., SW Roanoke, VA 24018

I was contacted by the Clerk of a Richmond, Virginia Court yesterday. He is requesting that I provide his Court with a Swahili/English Bilingual who can interpret for a person who speaks or understands little or no English for an upcoming Traffic (speeding) case. This Trial is scheduled for October 22, 2009 starting at 11:30 a.m.

If you can assist us with this case, we can pay $30.00 per hour with a one hour minimum while in Court. Also, we will pay a Travel Stipend of $20.00 per hour for travel to and from Court.

Can you help us with this assignment? If not, do you know of anyone who might be able to do so? Please Advise!

Ralph Bosen

TNB Language Service
7180 Buckeye Rd., SW
Roanoke, VA 24018