Monthly Archives: July 2011

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30 hours of travel. One bus, two cars, three security checkpoints, four airplanes, five airports. And then… home. This experience to Rwanda has been nothing short of incredible. Working with RVCP, meeting and getting to know the women in the … Continue reading

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A final visit to our favorite village

As the sun set in a beautiful shade of pink over the Huye mountains today, Carrie and I discussed how desensitized we’ve become to the sheer beauty of this country, and how much we’re going to miss it when we’re … Continue reading

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Burundi Beaches and Bakeries

Our day Thursday could have been in an episode of a sitcom. A few of us (and Alphonse – the RVCP vice-coordinator) decided to go to Bujumbura, Burundi for the weekend to see their acclaimed beaches (and to eat at … Continue reading

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A trip to the village and a flashback to America

Muraho! Last week was a really interesting one for me, going from the village to America in just 24 hours (well, kind of…) On Thursday I had the opportunity to visit a small village outside of Kayonza in the Eastern … Continue reading

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Sharing the Small Things

By: Katy and Carrie During our recent visit to the U.S. embassy in Kigali for a fourth of July party (which Alyssa will explain in her own post) we were reminded of the American culture, which we are naturally so … Continue reading

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Picturess!! finally

 

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