The mango season is over here in Gweru, but everything else, for me, is just beginning. The slow learning of language and landscape that makes me feel like an infant again. Adjusting to a climate that finds me shivering in the early hours and then hurrying towards the shade at noon. Recognising
How do you feed a baby with no maman? To most of us, the answer to this question is not complicated: formula milk. When I ask this question in Central African Republic(CAR); peoples expressions become serious and dark; "impossible".
I come from a country with a good healthcare system. I come from a country where resources seem endless. I have come to a place where nothing is certain and everything is complicated. It has been a huge adjustment to work here. Working in Boguila is teaching me endless lessons of flexibility, c
Everything is a balancing act: Riding a bicycle, weighing onions at the market, carrying water containers on your head, health, life and death.
On the last day of 2009, I witnessed the balance between life and death..