• bmarten

    These are so beautiful!! What a great idea, I would love one for my home.


  • kturney

    The link is not working. These are beautiful!

  • Amanda Patchin


  • dooce

    @kturney thanks, FIXED!

  • lizneilvoss

    Uhm, not to be nitpicky, but CDT would be one hour behind EDT, not EST :-)

    This is amazing. I love everything that you are accomplishing, and encouraging others to accomplish.

  • Irina


  • Mindy Lee

    This post made me cry in the best way ever. Proud of you, Heather. You are making a difference.

  • semele

    Dammit, Heather. I just bid on one of these beautiful, for-a-good-cause paintings. I’ll probably win it and you know what? I have no place to put it. My walls are full. My husband’s gonna be pissed when I tell him it’s your fault we need to buy a house with more walls.

  • Rivercat0338

    The paintings are wonderful, and the trainees are gorgeous! Thank you for putting names and faces to the cause.

  • Margie

    Holy cow. This is exactly how it is done, and many wows for making it happen. The artwork is beautiful, the donation is incredibly inspiring, and the results of the community donations are beyond amazing. Wow. Well done.

  • rivervision

    These are beautiful paintings! I wish I could bid on one.

    Right now I am lucky to be working with a group of science teachers from all over the world.. one being from Bangladesh. He said he has 60 students in his classroom! Sometimes he has electricity, other times he doesn’t. It boggles my mind, having 60 students.

    -Brooke, in Logan.

  • slappyintheface


    I am so jealous of gifted people who can use art to bring emotions.

  • HHarris

    I rarely comment on blogs because I feel like what I say after what has been written seems insignificant. This one calls to me though, maybe because I had my 3rd baby with a midwife in the comfort of my own home. What an incredible gift for the women of India. I am moved. Moved by the generosity of people, moved by the art, moved by the benevolence that I see in their eyes. Moved by what will happen for expectant mother’s in that region. How beautiful.