Language class with our teacher, Omar, during Community Based Training
Getting ready to watch the sunset in Popenguine
The beautiful beach in Popenguine where we spent Thanksgiving
My group’s moringa intensive bed at our Community Based Training garden site. Moringa is a tree with highly nutritious leaves that can be used to make powders or leaf sauces with.
Cowpeas at our training garden site
I’ve learned a lot during training, one of the most important lessons is that sorghum is hardy and drought resistant. Good qualities for life in the desert areas of the north!
Okra can also handle A LOT of stress
New friends who I will miss when we move to our permanent sites soon
Night turning into day
My attempt at a panorama of the sunrise
Two of the five pies we made for Thanksgiving dinner on the beach! When you’re feeding 62 people quantity is everything.
The stuffing and gravy crew
The chicken grillers
Tent city! The rent is remarkably cheap
Not a bad view to wake up to
My wonderful, very thoughtful host dad at Community Based Training. In his words, “Two years will be small before you know it”.
The cheap seats to the soccer game
The finger points to the location of my site in Senegal! The map is missing a few pictures, especially on the northern border, but this is where most of the people in my stage are going.
The best end to training we could have. Two more years, here’s looking at you.