Archive for March, 2015

March 24th, 2015 - 20:08 § in Medical

Building a healthy future

 When mother no. 25 takes a seat on the floor of the waiting room I am deeply aware of the importance of the building project. It is almost impossible to understand each other with 25 babies and toddlers crying, crowing or running around. Our program for malnourished children and babies has rapidly[...]

March 24th, 2015 - 20:06 § in Medical

About typhus and sour milk: Consultation in a Fulani village

Soulee is a young shepherd in the north of Senegal where the Fulani – a nomadic tribe – live. It is very hot and drought has turned the landscape into a desert. Soulee has completely wrapped his scarf around his head and over his mouth excluding heat and dust. This Sunday he travelled to[...]

March 24th, 2015 - 20:02 § in Family

On camels and birds: discovering the north of Senegal

To Maria sitting on the back of the car on a bumpy dirt road is actually more fun than riding a camel. There is much to explore in the north of Senegal. While driving, we see shepherds with large herds of cows, sheep, goats and camels. We have to watch out for crossing donkeys, they […][...]

Familie Kieviet in Senegal