world map on my wall
50th Anniversary Poster
papaya tree in my yard
William, a youth from the health center youth club, cooking peanuts (called ground nuts here). A fellow Peace Corps Volunteer, Scheller, and I taught them to make "Ground Nut Sweeties" to sell as an income generating activity.
Maria with the finished product.
coffee and Harry Potter
Nala with a dead mouse in my backyard. I'm not sure if she killed it or just found it.
Tattoo on my calf of a phoenix. I got this right before I left for Malawi.
a Rasta selling crafts at a market in Lilongwe
This is a picture was drawn by a ten year old boy from Kamsonga. I use it for HIV prevention activities. The extended metaphor is that there's a flood in the village (HIV prevalence) and people can prevent getting eaten by dangerous animals in the water or drowned by using one of three boats: Abstinence (A), Be Faithful (B), Condom Use (C).
This is Anna. She's Japanese and works for World Relief in Lilongwe. I stay with her when I come to town. I met her through Nana, my close friend from college, who now works for World Relief in Japan.
Some youth with sugar cane, which Malawians like to rip with their teeth and eat straight from the stalk.
The primary school. We wrote a proposal to repair the bore hole here.
Students and teachers near the borehole we want to repair.
children coloring at my porch
bales of tobacco