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Burkina’s funniest home videos

Sometimes, living in Burkina Faso is about developing leadership in the hopes the work you do will lead to real change and an improvement in people’s lives. Sometimes, it’s about a little kid pretending to be a martial arts master … Continue reading

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A child’s laughter

Hey everyone, Today’s entry results from another Put-me-to-work-for-a-day challenge. One of Mark Abbott’s four challenges was to make a child laugh. Though I tend to make children laugh just by being (apparently) odd, I thought I’d take the chance offered … Continue reading

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La vie en famille

Hey everyone, Here are the results of a challenge (Put-me-to-work-for-a-day-in-Burkina) from Isabelle, who asked me to describe to her what it was like to live a day in the life of a Burkinabe family. Here are two: _________________________________________________ Les premiers mouvements … Continue reading

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Life in Ouagadougou

I am jumping ahead and leaving the second 48 hours of my journey to Burkina Faso on the side so as to talk a bit more about what it has been like living in Ouagadougou for the last 10 days. … Continue reading

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