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The Gret Glyer Podcast
32 minutes | 2 months ago
#43 - The Roberts on driving to Guatemala in a truck while 6 months pregnant
Rose is due any day now! We were lucky enough to get an interview with them before their baby comes. You'll love getting to know this amazing couple who recently drove from Pennsylvania to Guatemala in a truck. Support the Roberts: DonorSee profile: https://donorsee.com/Roberts Help their security needs: https://donorsee.com/wall
45 minutes | 8 months ago
#42 - Following up on my lockdown predictions
I was again interviewed by Josh Vankooten. In this episode, I follow up on my earlier episode predicting what would happen with lockdowns. Let's see what I got right...and how I'm responding to it. Links: Blog post Nutrition projects on DonorSee
33 minutes | 8 months ago
#41 - Two friends empower women with education
Listen to Annabelle and Lu share the story about how they became friends and decided to work together to address the gender education gap in Malawi. Support women's education in Malawi: donorsee.com/arise
24 minutes | a year ago
#40 - Malnutrition doubles in Liberia
This is a unique episode in that I give an extended introduction, given the circumstances with lockdowns. Dr. Mikey is truly a hero and it was an honor to hear about the life saving work he's doing in Liberia. Support Dr. Mikey's project: donorsee.com/featuredproject/5657
50 minutes | a year ago
#39 - FIRED UP about lockdowns in poor countries
I was interviewed on the Coronacast podcast by Josh VanKooten. Here is his summary: "In this episode, I speak with DonorSee Charity’s Founder and CEO Gret Glyer to discuss the impact that government lockdowns have had on the impoverished population of Africa. Gret explains why the poorest class of people in Africa, who live on less than $3 a day, have been severely impacted by the lockdowns and why they need them lifted now. Gret also explains how he became so passionate about this issue and why it led him to start his charity DonorSee." Please support my friend Josh by checking out his podcast directly: https://linktr.ee/coronacast
52 minutes | a year ago
#38 - Lockdowns and COVID-19 around the world: a panel discussion
This is a panel discussion with Georgina, Margot, and Jill who are currently on-the-ground in Tanzania, Liberia, and Uganda (respectively). Support them and others on the front lines of serving the global poor during this time at donorsee.com/coronavirus. Jill's work: https://donorsee.com/feed5000 Margot's work: https://donorsee.com/apilotandanurse Georgina's work: https://donorsee.com/pamojaleo
33 minutes | a year ago
#37 - Margot Biggs on starting a COVID-19 ward, giving to beggars, and her life in Africa
Margot Biggs is a wonderful soul who deeply cares about everyone she meets. She recently found a man who was lying in agony on the side of the road - everyone else was passing him by - but she stopped and helped. I hope you enjoy meeting this nurse fighting on the front lines of COVID-19 in Liberia. Support Margot's work: donorsee.com/apilotandanurse
28 minutes | a year ago
#36 - Maureen Forrest on COVID-19 in India and Starting a Hospital in the Slums of Kolkata
Maureen Forrest is a DonorSee Partner and the founder of the HOPE Foundation working in the slums of Kolkata, India. In this interview, she explains that her hospital was started more than 20 years ago after seeing the deep need of India's poorest. Her hospital currently works with Mother Teresa's center nearby. Support HOPE Hospital prepare for COVID-19 (they need it): donorsee.com/helphopehospital
37 minutes | a year ago
#35 - Paul Chinchen on growing up in Africa, COVID-19, and the education gap
Paul Chinchen (DonorSee Partner: donorsee.com/abc) and President of African Bible Colleges, provides a very timely interview amidst a worldwide lockdown. He sheds light on how COVID-19 will impact the world's poorest people, what it was like to grow up in Liberia, and also the massive higher-level education disparity. You have a ton to learn from this man who was a mentor of mine during my first year in Malawi in 2013. Watch the interview on YouTube: https://youtu.be/ZnQzDmAmx7w
25 minutes | a year ago
#34 - Interview with doctor bracing for COVID-19 in Africa
Dr. Trish is a pediatric oncologist in Tanzania who is working on getting the supplies she needs to brace for the impact of COVID-19. listen till the end for a virtual tour of her hospital. Support Dr. Tirsh: https://donorsee.com/wearetlm Watch this episode on YouTube: https://youtu.be/4Z9KBaFPBVc
27 minutes | a year ago
#33 - Starting Girls Shine and Meeting Gret w/ Blessings Chibambo
In this interview, we discuss Girls Shine Academy, When Helping Hurts...and Blessings also shares some personal memories of me from my early days in Malawi. Blessings first appearance is on page 44 of my book: https://IfThePoorWereNextDoor.com Follow Blessings on DonorSee: https://donorsee.com/livelovemalawi GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
54 minutes | 2 years ago
#32 - A courageous response to global poverty w/ Ben Hawkins
Today I am joined by Ben Hawkins of Forever Projects. He has been pioneering creative ways to get EVERYONE involved in poverty alleviation. And his passion comes from a trip he took to visit the funeral of a one-year-old child in the Phillippines. You can get the Forever Projects book by going to https://foreverprojects.store/aworldaway Use the offer code "GRET" to get the book for free! And don't forget to follow along with Forever Projects on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/foreverprojects/ They post AMAZING content! GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
48 minutes | 2 years ago
#31 - "All my life, all I've known is war" | Interview w. Sudanese refugee
At age 12, Jacob Aluong found himself running away from an army that was trying to kill him. His family hid in a dense forest but many of them didn’t make it. He told me, “all my life, all I have known is war. I just want peace.” Jacob is here in America for the first time to attend a peace conference in D.C. I sat down with him and a couple cameras to record his story. DonorSee has been partnering with Jacob’s peace efforts for over a year in South Sudan. Follow him and support his projects here: https://donorsee.com/profile/2689 Get the book on Amazon: amazon.com/dp/1077614918 GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
29 minutes | 2 years ago
#30 - If The Poor Were Next Door Book Launch
This is the audio from the talk I gave when I launched, "If The Poor Were Next Door" at my old private school. Don't forget to leave a review for my book! Get the book on Amazon: amazon.com/dp/1077614918 GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
47 minutes | 2 years ago
#29 - Photographing on-the-ground stories w/ Sarah King
Sarah King is the Founder of Call to Creatives and is one of the photographers for DonorSee. Her work is spectacular and is often featured in Amy Hathaway's projects. In this interview, Sarah talks about her experience being awakened to the realities of global poverty and how that awareness has dramatically changed nearly everything about the direction of her life. Sarah on the Living Outside The Box podcast Sarah on Instagram Call to Creatives on Instagram GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
45 minutes | 2 years ago
#28 - Gret gets grilled on good storytelling
I appeared on the "How To Be Awesome At your Job" Podcast to discuss storytelling from a fundraising perspective. I had a great time and I think you will find the information in this episode applicable in your own life. And, don't worry, I snuck in some global poverty facts even though this was for a different audience! GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
34 minutes | 2 years ago
#27 - Why moving back to America was so hard
I'm back! In this episode, I discuss why moving back to American after my time in Malawi was so difficult. I also talk about my Kickstarter and give some tips on how to think about helping others. I really enjoyed doing this interview! Pre-order my book: "If The Poor Were Next Door" Living Outside The Box Podcast GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
28 minutes | 2 years ago
#26 - Something scary happened in Malawi (updated)
This is the story of what happened during my trip to Malawi. I'd rather not write any more than that, for reasons I explain at the beginning of the episode. Thanks for all your support! Ways to get involved: Read my support letter Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to interview me
15 minutes | 2 years ago
#25 - What happens when the rest of the world comes online?
This is a brief but packed episode from a radio show I did in New Hampshire. We discussed myths about charity, the personality traits of generous people and global implications in the age of the internet. Ways to get involved: Read my support letter Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to interview me
55 minutes | 2 years ago
#24 - The Forces of Dehumanization
Today's episode is a conversation with louis d. lo praeste. We talked about present-day forces that encourage dehumanization. It was an exploratory episode, similar to my talk with Shane Claiborne, that will be sure to provoke future dialogue. Why I left The Cult of Innovation louis' website GET INVOLVED IN THE CONVERSATION: Support me on Patreon Leave a review on iTunes Ask your favorite podcast to invite me on as a guest!
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