An obstetric fistula occurs in pregnant women when a birth cannot proceed due to size or the location of the baby and a C-section is not available. When this happens the woman will just continue to be in labor for days while her unborn child and the tissue in her uterus, and excretory systems die. … More Op Fistula
Tis the season of drying. Everyday that doesn’t bring rain you’ll find my town hauling out tarps and spreading out their crops. Vanilla and rice are most common, but you’ll also find peanuts and coffee. These days will be spent making sure the vanilla doesn’t get too hot or the chickens don’t get the rice. … More POTD Dry Everything!
I feel like no matter how many packing lists you read you’ll never really know if you’re prepared. Here’s what I would bring if I could do it all again. It should be noted that maybe you shouldn’t actually use this as your packing list, or do, really you’ll be just fine no matter what … More An Alternative Packing List
Travel in Madagascar is a little unpredictable. Even though I appreciate not having to sit in a brousse for days on end, air travel in Madagascar isn’t always simple. We lovingly refer to Air Madagascar and Air Maybe. In the two flights I have taken out of the region, one has been canceled and one … More How to Spend 5 Hours in the Sambava Airport
Last week you got a chance to see some of the things I’ve been asked about America. Now here are a list of questions I have for americans. Is fleek still a word people use? What exactly is a fidget spinner? When is it appropriate to dab? What iPhone are we on now? Do people … More Questions for America, Part 2