Winding Down

Yesterday we spent the day packing, reading and hanging out. We were picked up at 3pm to head downtown for a celebration with the staff from the Liberia Fistula Project. We went to a restaurant on the beach. Once we determined what they had and didn’t have on...

Hot Pockets

Today we traveled around to different villages to visit fistula survivors who had been reintroduced to life outside the rehabilitation center. We were seven people in a pickup truck bouncing down the road. We were able to see four of the five women we went looking...

What are you doing in July 2012?

Today we went to the school to talk to Emile, our host and the Principal of Lott Carey School, about details on the plans for a summer camp here in a year and a half. I had the opportunity to ask him lots of questions about logistics, ideas, the best ways to do this...

I Tellin You O

So in our second week, Ashley and I have decided to learn Liberian English. After meeting the people from the Liberian Fistula Project on Monday morning, they told us that the patients probably wouldn’t understand us. I felt bad that we would possibly appear as...

The Great Debate

On Friday we visited an orphanage. They have 72 kids living there. They were so excited to have visitors that they followed us around on our tour of the grounds while two or three of them held on to each of our hands and arms. The orphanage was nice and the kids...

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