Category Archives: Salone 2011

New Used Shoes

Today I took Maserai, Lucia and Mamie shopping.  The second hand shoe seller was in town. I got permission from the principal to take the girls out of school and off we went. I could tell it was a Big … Continue reading

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No Petrol for the Ambulance

Mohamed is the local Community Health Officer. He has 3 years of training after high school. With this professional background he stitches wounds, performs minor surgeries, and treats malaria. Today I rode with Mohamed on his motorbike to his health … Continue reading

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Home to Sumbuya

When we rolled into Sumbuya, Maserai came running. Her hug was warm and we were soon joined by Lucia and Mamie. The girls wear rags and I’m reminded that their best clothes are their school uniforms. Everyone crowds into the … Continue reading

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Through the North

Back. On this trip I’ll first go to Kabala in the north. Kenawa has been hard to contact and I learned that he’s been seriously ill. With regrets, we promise to meet up on my return through Freetown. I arrange … Continue reading

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