Love Begins With L
Meet 31 Women Who Believe Love Can Change The World: Kim Krowne

April 2011

Kim Krowne is the Co-Founder and Managing Director of the Knock Foundation, a non-profit working to create opportunities for underserved populations in the developing world. Kim lives in rural Tanzania, where she works to improve the lives of orphaned and vulnerable children as well as to create educational programs, including seminars about HIV/AIDS and safe sex practices.

Question: What word that begins with L. is the most meaningful for you and why?
Answer: Laughter. Laughter is one of my most favorite sounds. It emotes feelings of happiness and joy that are contagious to all who hear it. What is amazing to see around the world is even in the most harsh living conditions, laughter is abundant - people are able to find the joy in their lives and celebrate it.

Question: How can love change the world?
Answer: Love is a universal emotion felt by all people the world over. Filling your own heart with love and sharing it with others in turn fills the world up with love. The more we love ourselves, the more we are able to give to others.

Question: Why do you love what you do?
Answer: Working in Tanzania has given me the chance to affect positive change in the lives of others every single day. I can't think of a better way to spend my life - giving to others the opportunities I've been lucky enough to have.

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