Hope is the dream of a soul awake. -French Proverb
Christy Vidrine Bauman is a photographer and counselor living in Seattle. She and her husband Andrew run a non-profit called Collective Hope which starts small sustainable businesses within third-world communities to help aid with jobs and empowerment to the native people of these countries. Collective Hope is currently in Malawi, Africa and has begun a farm, medical clinic and community water well to provide work and resources for neighboring villages in the district of Kaduwa, Malawi.