Interesting little book about a family who decides to sell their house, move into a smaller place and donate the difference to people in need. They decide on helping out in Africa.... I think they may have been able to accomplish a bit more on their own, instead of working with an agency.
"Trading our life energy for it, we often forget the real cost of money."
"We act as though comfort and luxury were the chief requirements of life, when all we need to make us really happy is something to be enthusiastic about."
"if you think you are too small to have an impact, try going to bed with a mosquito."
"we needed to pick our aims and methods carefully, or else it was easy to go totally off course and accomplish nothing."