The money just came in for my big project as a Peace Corps volunteer. Many members of my community and I have set out to conduct a 21 week long educational course on gardening, which I’m calling the “Garden School.” The Garden School project aims to install a productive and profitable garden in my village, […]
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4LOadrQAfaY&w=853&h=480] Above is my friend Patrice, playing guitar and singing a song in Jula/French. This was filmed at his house, in his lean-to under a giant Baobab tree. I have no idea who the other guy is.
My first year of Peace Corps service in Burkina Faso has just finished. This time next year, I will find myself back in the United States, preparing to move back to Bloomington, Indiana were I finish my last year of graduate school at SPEA. As I reflect on the past year, several events come to […]