it is a direct way for me to make a difference for someone less fortunate. I heard of microfinance several years ago but never knew of any way to get personally involved until I learned about KIVA on TV one day
I discovered butterfly gardening last summer and have now developed a butterfly habitat in my back yard. I regularly see monarchs, zebra longwings, julias, gulf fritiallaries, giant swallowtails, and sulphurs. I look forward to relaxing in the back yard after school every day and observing these beautiful, harmless creatures.