Posted in April 2013

Malaria Month in Guinea

I was talking to Yama, our Safety and Security agent in Peace Corps Guinea, and she was asking me about my site, as always, in her thoughtful and genuinely interested fashion.  My first reaction is to gush about Banko and how much I enjoy my host family, but then I remembered there is a problem … Continue reading

School’s Out for Summer (Almost)

It is St. Patrick’s Day! Normally, I would be looking forward to a long day of celebrating my Irish heritage with many a Guinness. Unfortunately, in Banko, I will have to settle for wearing a green shirt to school.  I guess I will just have to observe the holiday extra well in March 2015 – … Continue reading