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Goats for Girls

On a Sunday morning in November I took 5 local girls who are all doing well in junior high school to the market in Pelungu to buy each of them a goat.  After several hours of bargaining we managed to … Continue reading

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A SCHOOL FEEDING PROGRAM BEGINS

The sweet taste of success! On Monday, February 1, 2010, six mothers from the farming community of Guanwarre balanced 2 large kettles over wood fires, measured the rice, tomato paste, palm oil, and dried herrings. They then added some iodized salt and hot peppers in preparing the first of many midday meals for their new primary school. One hundred twenty students each brought a stick of firewood and their own bowls in anticipation of a nutritious and filling lunch of Jollof Rice. Continue reading

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