Beaches, Brunch, and Good-byes in Bujumbura

The workshop in Gitega ended midday on a Friday, and we made the two-hour drive down a steep mountain road to arrive in Bujumbura before sundown. We enjoyed another chance to see the beautiful countryside, tea and coffee farms, bustling villages, fruit and vegetable stands, and many different kinds of travelers carrying many different kinds of goods. … More Beaches, Brunch, and Good-byes in Bujumbura

La mère Noël

When traveling overseas, I usually try to bring small treats and candies with me as a gift. Many people have a sweet tooth, whether for candy, fruits, cakes, or cookies, so offering a bit of American candy is usually a fun way to offer thanks for a team’s hospitality or to serve as a motivator during workshops and trainings. There’s nothing … More La mère Noël

A Gathering in Gitega

Hello! I am back from Burundi, and it was a wonderful trip. The two-week visit passed incredibly quickly, with a busy first week focused on a workshop and a second week focused on working closely with our program staff. And a little fun mixed in! When I arrived in Burundi, I landed in the capital of … More A Gathering in Gitega

Traveling to Burundi

Hello everyone! I’m off on another trip to a new place — this time to Burundi. This will be a relatively short trip, and I won’t have Internet access for the majority of the time I am there. So I’ll tell you a little about the trip now and then post more information when I get … More Traveling to Burundi