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Bridge to Burundi

http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/Helping+their+peers+world+away/5451954/story.html A story I wrote for my (fingers crossed) future employer about a village school in Burundi and how teenagers from the Montreal area are helping to maintain it. The story behind the story is coming soon, stay tuned! Advertisements

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Flashlight parties

Flashlight parties Watch out North America, we in Mutanga Nord– Athanase, Pascal, the Professor and I– have invented a new form of partying. You can thank all the power outages. So we’re sitting in the TV room and the power … Continue reading

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Team players

All the books I read about Africa talked about it being a collectivist society. If a person did something alone, either they were sick or something else was wrong. I’m glad I read those books, because they prepared me well. … Continue reading

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Look what my students did!

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A weekend to remember

A Weekend to Remember Well, it had to happen once. I have been robbed. It happened last Friday, on a day that started off well enough. A few days earlier I had let it slip to Antoine that my birthday … Continue reading

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A day in my Burundian life

Today was a typical day in my Burundian life, one of a succession of days that seem to be flying past faster and faster. On Friday my Burundi trip will be half over already!! I woke up when the sun … Continue reading

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Nyakabiga Dreams

N.B. Please comment and like this post. I would like for it to end up Freshly Pressed if possible, because if the right person reads it we could make real change. Thanks. Today (Monday) there was no class because it … Continue reading

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