Monthly Archives: January 2011

Second Sunday

We’ve just finished our second (very full) Sunday at the Muyange Community Church. Worship is great there, although we don’t know any of the words, which makes it a bit hard to enter in. Patrick was the speaker this Sunday, … Continue reading

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A Day Off

Because today was Umuganda, and we canceled the second Marriage Workshop session in the afternoon, we had the whole day off… so we got to sleep in… delightful. Musengimana made us a delightful breakfast (not to mention her amazing chicken … Continue reading

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The Marriage Seminar

We spent a quiet morning of touring (Pat and Rick went to the “old” Rwandan Presidential “Palace”) and shopping (yes, the girls were at it again). We ended up having lunch out with the Finnerty’s, plus a couple who are … Continue reading

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Graduation day for the CHS

Today was the last day of the Community Health Seminar (which included a little graduation ceremony for everyone who came for all three days). We started with a review of making the oral rehydration solution for treating diarrhea illnesses. Then … Continue reading

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More CHS and a cooking lesson

Today was the second day of the Community Health Seminar (CHS) and we started by handing out “packets” to the participants (we madly scrambled to make more yesterday afternoon and evening) and reviewing hand-washing. The folks in Muyange love to … Continue reading

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Day 1 of the Community Health Seminar

Today was the first day of the Community Health Seminar that is the centerpiece of our trip. We were expecting 40 people, ended up with something like 85, and had to send out an emergency call to Pat (Finnerty), who … Continue reading

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A different day

Our day started off with the visit to the Genocide Memorial that got postponed from Saturday. I (Rick) found it hard but not as bad as I thought it would be. I think the reading I did (before coming) about … Continue reading

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