Introducing – Sweezy

I am not quite done with my recap post of all the swag from SXSW and the NTC – I had to buy an additional suitcase after all – so you’ll get that in a day or two. In the meantime, I totally forgot that I promised one of the seniors at the Lott Carey...
Reflections

Reflections

During the trip I kept a journal, as I have started getting in the habit of doing on trips where I expect to have some thought or another worth remembering much later on. The act of even writing things down can connect thoughts together and allow me to understand more...
A Few of My Favorite Things

A Few of My Favorite Things

I am so excited to finally have the time and bandwidth to post some photos from Liberia. I thought I might start with the things I liked most about my trip. Enjoy!I loved the overall spirit of rebuilding, progress and current politics in power. This quote captured all...

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...

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