Monthly Archives: May 2012

Weekend Celebrations

Alex and I had an incredible weekend, visiting friends and participating in one of RVCP’s biggest events of the year – the International AIDS Candlelight Memorial. On Saturday, the night before the Candlelight Memorial, Vincent Ndebwanimana invited us to his … Continue reading

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Technical Difficulties

Unfortunately, due to internet issues, our weekly video blogs will be delayed.  We have recorded the blogs and will continue to record a weekly episode, but will not be able to post the video blogs until our return to the … Continue reading

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Planting Potatoes

Today, Melissa and I were able to visit the land cooperative shared by women who have completed the Maternal Health Education Program administered by GlobeMed at GW and RVCP.  Accompanied by Méthod and Ephrodite, we were able to observe the … Continue reading

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In Synch

The first week here in Butare has been refreshing, exciting, and intriguing.  Over our first week, we’ve met RVCP members, we’ve explored Butare and Kigali, and we’ve even cooked a few of our own meals.  The aspect of Rwandan culture … Continue reading

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Mwaramutse/Good Morning!

We had an incredibly productive meeting this morning with Emmanuel Bakundukize, the Coordinator (or President equivalent), of our partner organization the Rwanda Village Concept Project (RVCP). We discussed our plans for the next two months and what we each wanted … Continue reading

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Muraho

After 27 hours of travel through three continents, we arrived in Kigali on Saturday morning. We were greeted by the warm Rwandan weather and two rotation officers for RVCP, Fred and Gloria. With our numerous bags and items in hand, … Continue reading

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