Category «Global Midwifery»

Notes of Thanks

We were lucky enough to receive a variety of thank you notes from the women we trained, and between the three people who spoke both Swahili and English we got them translated. Here are a few excerpts: “We have found that women are dying because of ignorance. We are promising you to teach or train …

Ahhhh…American Food

We were very excited in Kigali to find a restaurant that served American food. We made Flory try some breakfast pastries, but when we came back for lunch he just couldn’t bring himself to order a burger. Instead he had the waiter bring him his food Congolese style. Tammy and I jumped right in, ordering …

Short Stay in Rwanda

After the rain forest, The Rwandan landscape is a patchwork of farms. But the road is all paved and you can see electric lines in some areas. Pretty modern for this corner of the world. We ended up only spending one day in Rwanda, since hiring a car with short notice on a Saturday is …

Kitchen and Eating

The kitchen was in the back of the center in a small flat area dug out of the dirt. Women from the community who work at the center were helped by the women we trained to prepare food. Here is the kitchen and staff: Flory and Amina had budgeted for 35 women to be fed …