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Institute for Global Outreach (2015)

Louisiana: The State We're In



Genre: Newsmagazine

Place Covered: Louisiana

Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority

Date Issued: 2015-04-17

Duration: 00:05:25

Subjects: Nonprofit organizations | Africa


  • Whinham, Charlie Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Host
  • Sanford, Shauna Producer
  • Allen, Gary Editor
  • Kirksley-Tarver, Velma Interviewee


This segment from the April 17, 2015, episode of the series “Louisiana: The State We’re In” features Shauna Sanford’s interview with Velma Kirksey-Tarver of Shreveport, the founder of the Institute for Global Outreach. She discusses: her organization’s mission of helping orphaned and HIV positive children in Africa; her first trip to Ethiopia in 2007; her personal connection with the children that she has helped; and their Walk for Humanity fundraiser. Hosts: Charlie Whinham and Shauna Sanford