Archive for July, 2012

July 27th, 2012 - 14:02 § in Africa, Recipes

A goat at the neighbors

“Boo” says Simon (1 year) as he points out the window. We are at the neighbors across the street, introducing ourselves as the new neighbors. Indeed, there’s a large black and white goat – with goatee and all – in the garden, who bleats loudly. “Why do you have a goat in [...]

July 8th, 2012 - 15:34 § in Medical

On worms and dreams

“This is another nice patient for you” Amadou approaches me in the hallway waving some lab results. It is a joy to work together with the – mostly Senegalese – staff. Amadou is one of the nurses at the clinic Keru Yakaar, When I ask him about his dream for the clinic, he answ[...]

July 8th, 2012 - 15:34 § in Africa

Bernard, a Christian singer

Is just talent alone enough to succeed? Bernard is a very talented Senegalese Christian singer. Many Senegalese Christians know his music. But he does not have a computer, let alone internet … you can imagine when only 5% of the Senegalese are Christian. Jan has helped him to upload his music[...]

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