Sierra Leone June 6th 2009 Some shots from my recent visit to Sierra Leone.
I just realized that I put these up here ages ago but I never wrote any provocative and witty text like I usually do! I don't actually have the energy for that so I will let the photos speak for themselves....if a photo is worth 1,000 words, then you should be able to come up with about 90,000 words of your own after seeing all these pictures. ... read more
Africa » Sierra Leone » Freetown The 1991 to 2002 civil war between the government and the Revolutionary United Front (RUF) resulted in tens of thousands of deaths and the displacement of more than 2 million people (about one-third of the population), many of whom are now refugees i... ... read more
I decided to start a blog to facilitate the delivery of news from our new home in Dakar, Senegal, West Africa. After about five years of trying to secure a job and get back to Africa, we were finally successful! I left seven years of working for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and took a position with World Vision, a Christian, not-for-profit organization. I recently made a change from West Africa HIV Advisor to the Africa Regional Maternal and Child Health Advisor position. It is an exciting change for me! Even though my husband is from Niger and I have h... full info