Highlights from the last month 1st my host mom is still gone and my toilet is still unfinished 2nd today I met with a vazaha working on plans for a permagarden at the private school 3rd had lunch with a teacher where the conversation was dominated by corruption in the school system 4th reading 3 … More June: twitter edition
I have to be honest with this post. I was already a fan of this before coming to Madagascar. It makes me extremely happy that people eat this all the time. They eat it less at my site than during training, but I still have it quiet often The Malagasy version of a salad can … More Favorite Foods: Cucumber Salad
You had to know that you could get through my blog without me talking about water at some point. I plan on posting a variety of blogs focused on water resources in Madagascar so be prepared. 11.7 million people don’t have access to safe water* 88% of Madagascar doesn’t have access to improved sanitation* over … More Mada Water Issues: Safe Drinking Water
Malagasy currency is delightfully colorful and due to the exchange rate withdrawing my monthly living allowance makes me feel like I’ve robbed the bank. Buying things can also be confusing because people use both ariary and francs but generally don’t tell you which one they are telling you. They may also give the numbers in … More What’s a dollar worth?