All posts by Brett Weiss

Brett Weiss has spent eighteen years teaching high school social studies and over twenty years in the software business. He has been married to Christine for 36 years and has two adult children and one grandchild. He started the “Bernard and Elsie Weiss Dago Scholarship” program in 2011 named after his late parents. (www.hopefordago.org). Earlier this year his book about his trips to Kenya and the Scholarship Fund was published. It is titled, “Just Give Them A Hug…And The Rest Is Easy”. It is available at www.iuniverse.com, www.amazon.com and many other web sites.

Making Dago and the World A Better Place, One Child at a Time – by Brett Weiss

Most of us think about how we can make the world a better place but we all struggle with just how to do it. The challenge is daunting.  In 2009, I spent about two weeks in the tiny village of Dago, Kenya and came away determined to do what I could to improve the lives of these hard-working, incredibly kind but extremely poor people. I decided I wanted to make the world a better place, one child at a time.

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