The mango season is coming to an end, but the heat persists.  It's 35 degrees Celsius, inside the office! Sweat is dripping down my face, down my arms, down my back.  There is nowhere to escape the heat. So I alternate between typing, drinking water, thinking and wiping the sweat from my face.
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".

Hope and bravery

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


Balance 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..

Merry Christmas