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Conversations in Rubira

Last Tuesday brought me to the sister towns of Rubira and Rwakashande. These farming towns are located less than an hour’s drive from Kabale and are home to 3,000 people–mostly subsistence farmers. 1,437 more words


Our Nicaragua Projects

As the date for our trip fast approaches, we have received more details regarding the projects on which we will be working while in Nicaragua. Most days will be spent in the municipality of Camoapa. 189 more words


Warrenton Peace Corps Volunteer Builds Bathrooms in Senegalese School

Washington, D.C., June 30, 2014 - Peace Corps volunteer Karen Chaffraix, 57, of Warrenton, Va., and her community in Senegal recently completed the first bathrooms for nearly 100 students in a local elementary school. 388 more words


Busi Valley - The joys of camping and driving in the bush

 I was tired of the sadza porridge that was being served up, especially as we had brought along all these English style goodies from the supermarket in Avondale.  868 more words


How Do You Choose?

With the millions of people across Sub Saharan Africa who don’t have access to water or latrines, how do you choose a community to work with? 566 more words

Kenyan Students Safer After Partnership with Montana Students

Cultures differ drastically, but parents everywhere share similar hopes and dreams for their children: to get a good education and to remain safe from harm. For parents in Khwisero, Kenya, the simple act of sending their children to school has proven unsafe. 372 more words

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