Panama. It's become a place so dear to me. Helping the sloths there, serving the people, building an economy, starting a church, and making the region more beautiful than when we first found it…These have become the passions of my heart. As the work that we do in Panama continues, the locals begin to change in the way that they care for their land. They ask us for help in how they can protect it better, how they can grow spiritually, how they can teach their children to live in a way that sustains the environment and pleases God. It's incredible to see their hearts grow, and their lives flourish.
Watch our most recent story on Voice of America, currently being distributed worldwide.
This is what Hidden Clover is all about...
Hidden Clover was featured on The Today Show with Boomeroo the Kangaroo, because who doesn't love a cuddly sweet kangaroo who jumps straight out of the Search for the Hidden Clover children's books and into our hearts =) Watch the Today Show piece here.
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Let me tell you about a story you may have heard, and end with more that i've only told to a few.
I'll take you back to September of 2012 when i was miraculously healed by the most venomous pit viper, and not only did our mission in that remote jungle village succeed because of it, but there were lasting effects that i would have never dreamed of.
It was a typical day in conservation on the beautiful island of Escudo in Panama. Our research continued amidst the storms we encountered, which often left us short of dead whether by nearly shipwrecked boat, mobs attacking our planes and persons, and now this, a deadly snake. After successful research in discovering 3 of the foods that pygmy sloths eat on the island and documenting not only this, but more cut trees, litter lining the beaches, and a good count of the sloths in the mangroves, everything changed...