Browsing Archive: October, 2011

The Foot that's Brought me to Conakry

Posted by Sarah Reid on Monday, October 31, 2011,

While I’m waiting for a video that I took at my site to slowly upload (stay tuned), I figured it was high time to blog about my latest and unfortunate exploits in Conakry. (This will explain my unusual amount of internet access over the past few days.)

I am currently back in Guinea’s capital, yet not really by choice. A little over a week ago, a small infection on my pinky toe was aggravated when I sustained a pretty bad foot injury while running.  My entire right foot became bruised and...


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One month in the African Boonies

Posted by Sarah Reid on Friday, October 28, 2011,


It’s been a little over a month since I’ve arrived at site!  It’s hard to believe, though swearing-in feels like years ago at times!

Site installations began the after we left Conakry.  As part of the formal Peace Corps moving in process, we’re introduced to all of the bigwigs of our region and surrounding prefectures, so I got to meet military and political officials in Labe, Pita, and Lelouma.  The Peace Corps dropped several volunteers off at their sites at a time, and finally, ...


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Sarah R.

Lafou, Guinea
Lafou, Guinea
 

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