Monthly Archives: April 2016

…With Counterparts and the US Ambassador to Rwanda

Our last training day was a gem, with our site hosts arriving to participate in several sessions and with the US Ambassador to Rwanda addressing us. Meet Dr. Balinda Ruteruka, the Director of the college where I will be teaching, … Continue reading

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Introduction to Development Work at PC Kigali

(I had posts out of order, so I’m fixing it.  You may have seen this already) Before I talk about our 8 days of training, let’s have a passing mention of jetlag, delightful and unique volunteer colleagues (we’re a group … Continue reading

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A Visit to the Rwandan National Library

    For fun, this post is formatted as a photo search task, followed by an explanation of the context of my visit to the Rwandan National Library.  Here are some photos of the library building, there is no photo … Continue reading

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Rwanda Wants to be Famous for Other Things

  What country will be the first in the world to have a country-wide commercial drone service? In July Rwanda will launch, with a company from California, a service that will bring blood and medicines to remote locations using a … Continue reading

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Looking Forward to Peace Corps Response, Rwanda

My departure will be on Sunday, and I am relatively ready.  Here’s what it means to me to be ready. I researched my district in Rwanda, where 73% of the people are subsistence farmers and they sell an average of … Continue reading

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Quick post on walking El Camino de Santiago de Compostella

Last May and June I did walk El Camino, from St. Jean Pied de Port, France to Santiago, Spain.  Although I intended to post to the blog during those 6 weeks I couldn’t manage the interface between my cell phone … Continue reading

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