August 7, 2017

The CHEF Finance Intern: Seeing the Financial Side of a CDFI

Nicholas Kubala is a Finance and Insurance double major at Eastern Kentucky University (EKU). For the summer, he is also a CHEF Intern at Fahe, meaning […]
August 3, 2017

Life In Service: CHEF Intern Exhibits Continuous Dedication to Helping Others

Some people are born to serve, and CHEF Intern Megan Devoto is definitely one of those people. From speaking with her, I could see her dedication […]
August 2, 2017

Building Strong Foundations With The CHEF Program

When Nathaniel Clark went off to school at Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond, Kentucky, it was a very different living experience than he was accustomed to. […]
August 1, 2017

What Goes Around Comes Around: CHEF Intern Gives Back

Homeownership changed Mariah Triplett’s life, which is interesting considering she is now a CHEF Intern for Fahe, an organization that works and advocates for home ownership […]
July 28, 2017

Thinking Outside of the Box: CHEF Intern Exceeds Expectations in Relocation

CHEF interns come from many different places, and sometimes they come from many places, bringing with them experiences that make them qualified to handle the large […]
July 26, 2017

What’s in my own backyard: A CHEF Intern’s take on how leaving home can bring you back again

Amanda Jones is the CHEF (Community Housing and Economic Fellowship) Intern working at Woodlands Development Group, a Fahe Member organization in Elkins, West Virginia. Located in […]
July 10, 2017

The Charm of the Mountains

Community Engagement Intern Carrie Billett did not grow up in Central Appalachia, but the mountains of Harlan County, Kentucky are her home. She’s lived there since […]
July 6, 2017

JustChoice Lending Closes First Project Reinvest Loan

Johanna Hall-Rappolee has lived in apartments her entire life. Growing up she wanted to own a home so she could fit in with her friends and […]
June 30, 2017

Building Stronger Leadership: the second in our series on an internship program aimed at creating future leaders in Central Appalachia

One of Fahe’s charges is providing leadership within the region. In a previous article, I discussed the difficulties of staying in Appalachia and highlighted why this […]
June 23, 2017

History & Mystery in Point Pleasant, West Virginia

Point Pleasant, West Virginia, is known as the place “Where History and Rivers Meet.” This is because the town boasts historical attractions that are unique to […]