Volunteers often refer to their service and the passage of time by saying that the days are long but the weeks are short. Boy is that true. On Thursday my counterpart and I finished our second training with a group of health volunteers in Ngaoundal. One month ago I had given up on trying to … Continue reading Training Health Care Workers
Gone are the sleepy days of Danfili. It's embarrassing to realize how long it's been since my last update. So many things have happened, here's a long overdue breakdown. November In November I started to settle in to life in my new town, Ngaoundal. I started to poke around at each of the four health … Continue reading Peekaboo!
A rooster crows somewhere outside, and my phone alarm tells me its time to get up. After stretching in bed for a minute or two, I roll out of bed and into the day. The sun is just starting to peak into my room, as I search for the right clothes, my watch, and a … Continue reading An Optical Illusion