Life in Laos through the lens of a diplomatic wife raising twin toddlers.
To add even more excitement to this week’s whirlwind, I just read “Stove designed by US national lab improves lives in Darfur” about how the fuel-efficient stove project my husband … Continue reading
How do I sum up some aspects of our work without oversimplifying the issues that Darfurians suffer year in and year out? And how can I describe the feeling of … Continue reading
Water is life and we had a sufficient amount of it while we were in Kass, but it was hard for me to imagine where it came from in this … Continue reading
As an IDP you are a refugee in your own country living in a camp with other people who have faced similar atrocities. Some of those people are probably the … Continue reading
A lot of people ask me what it felt like to work in IDP camps and how I handled the emotions that came with working in such harsh conditions and … Continue reading
When our program staff arrived in Kass, they were eager to get started. Their enthusiasm was a good thing, too, because our mandate was to set up these programs as … Continue reading
Kass really was the middle of no where. Viewed from a distance, the town just looked like part of the dry savannah landscape we had traveled over, a few straw-roofed … Continue reading