After so much traveling, it was nice to settle back into village life. In addition to school, I started meeting regularly with two work partners beginning to organize Badjoudé’s second annual International “Day of the African Child” celebration – a festival highlighting primary school talents in traditional theater, music, and dance, while at the same time educating about children’s rights. The last two weeks were spent moto-ing around the countryside visiting over 20 little primary schools in the commune, inviting them to participate—tiring but fun!
Sunday, March 15, 2009
The disturbing story of a Georgia Peace Corps worker apparently murdered in Africa. The deceased woman, Kate Puzey, kept a blog of her experiences and it sounds as if the loss will be a serious one: