Archive for October, 2012

October 28th, 2012 - 11:01 § in Africa, Medical, News

Albinism in Senegal

In an empty classroom, armed with only a stethoscope, first aid kit and prescription pad I provide a free clinic for people with albinism (popularly called albinos) in Senegal. I provide basic care, give information and hand-out sunscreen. It is October 13, a national day for people with albinism, o[...]

October 5th, 2012 - 07:49 § in Africa, Family


“Tomorrow I want to blow bubbles in the taxi. Then all the bubbles will glide through the window so the people outside can enjoy them.” For Maria, the many taxi rides aren’t a punishment: there is plenty to see and do. She can hear the black and yellow cars coming from afar. Sometimes because [...]

Familie Kieviet in Senegal