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Independence Day

On April 4th, Senegal celebrated its Independence Day. For the most part it was a day like any other in my village, with farmers headed to their gardens to work and women pounding couscous for the evening meal. 704 more words


What Does A Training Look Like Anyways

Trainings are in many ways the heart of the Peace Corps Senegal program. Whether you are teaching a technique to a friend, or hosting 20 local farmers for a multifaceted event, trainings are my opportunity to teach my work partners new skills. 352 more words

My Service


I’ve created this site for those of you who want a bit of inspiration in your lives. My name is Mihaela, I am originally from Romania and I have been living in Canada for many years now. 448 more words

Free Coaching

With the Rain Comes Work

Rainy season is drawing to a close here in Senegal, marking the end of the busiest time of the year for an Agriculture Volunteer. The season began suddenly in July with a rainstorm. 304 more words


Playing with Mud

The mud stove program in Ndianda began with a conversation about cooking fuel with my host aunt, Yacine. She told me about how she and the other women in the village primarily cook using cow dung, as fuel wood is scare due to deforestation. 470 more words