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Cultivation

This morning, we went to visit the MHEP cooperative once again.  The potatoes have been planted, and have been growing very well since our last visit.  Today, the women were weeding and aerating the land.  Luckily with potatoes, in comparison … Continue reading

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Wire Transfer Success!!

Anyone who is in GlobeMed at GW can tell you about the trouble we’ve had over the past year with wiring money from our account at GW to RVCP. I am overjoyed to report that as of this week, we … Continue reading

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Initiatives

This weekend was very eventful for Melissa and I and included many RVCP initiatives and activities.  On Friday evening, we were able to attend the annual football tournament for HIV awareness, sponsored by the RVCP’s HIV awareness initiative.  Both of … Continue reading

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Number Crunching

  Last Sunday’s Maternal Health Education Program (MHEP) session was our third of ten, the focus was nutrition during pregnancy and breastfeeding.  Like the previous session, we tried to foster a small group discussion in order to actively involve the … 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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