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Jennifer begins the long journey

Jennifer began the first leg of her long journey to Africa today at 2:23PM taking off from Albany International Airport and flying to Washington DC. Where she will be meeting up with Tammy, the childbirth educator who will be going on the

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A Gift From God

While dropping of the donations at the church God gave us a special gift. While collecting donations for a recent event the church was donated over 1,000 pairs of medical grade latex gloves which the church has given Jennifer to disperse to

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Jennifer Gets Ready to Leave

This morning Jennifer got up early. She packed her stuff and went to take her Micro Biology final before leaving. She got her results immediately finding out she got an A. Way to go Jen. We plan to meet her at the

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Still Not Nervous

A few people have asked me if I’m nervous, scared or excited about the trip. I haven’t been nervous about it at all, and have also never been scared. I’m not a fan of avoiding the things that scare me anyway. I

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Shoes

After speaking to a friend who spent last summer in Uganda we have decided the shoes I have are not going to work. Because almost everywhere I walk will be dirt and/or mud, the best shoes for the trip will be sandals

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Pygmee!

I received an email from Flory tonight and can not believe how amazing this training is becoming. This is what he writes: “Again, I thank God for what this training will achieve in Africa. I have been contacted by one of my

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See Photos of Where we will be!!

Victoria Bentley is a psychologist from California who has been working with Flory Zozo on the Women’s Trauma and Healing Center. She was in DR Congo in June and is leaving again shortly – I will have the opportunity to meet her

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Some Interesting Maps

WorldMapper.org creates maps that depict the proportion of various traits around the globe and lets you compare them to the traditional land mass maps we are most familiar with. For example, the population map has enlarged areas such as India and China

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Birth Pants

I convinced Jeff to let me see how the birth pants will work (sorry, no photos). It was not what I had imagined, it was actually even better. The stretchy pants are not too baggy, but the baby will need to be