After being very impressed with the experiences and perspectives of a delegation of youth political party members from Norway I met at a council meeting in Makeni yesterday and reading on
While limited space and limited access to electricity for light and laptop lessons continues to pose challenges, the library also continues to delight me and many others in Mapaki. When I opened the door this morning to work on the computer, a young mom and her baby came in and I explained how moms in
Did I mention how delighted I also am to have found a hand pump and to have rigged it up to an old hose to water our garden? We’ve had no rain now for months and each day need to haul many buckets of water from the stream to our ever-expanding vegetable beds. The boys who were catching fish at the stream (and who explained how they catch the monkeys that end up providing our protein) were thrilled to take turns operating the pump and hose (while I felt a bit like Tom Sawyer).
Tomorrow I hope to meet with representatives from a UN agency to see how we can apply for funding for cdpeace construction, salaries, and development projects. The deadline for hearing from
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