Tag Archives: Sierra Leone

Favorite Picture Series 2013

Sarah Kamara was a rice farmer before the civil war in Sierra Leone. She was shot in the chest during an attack on her village and is lucky to be alive. She now weaves the distinctive black and white country … Continue reading

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Favorite Picture Series 2013

The universal language of soccer. This is my pick for the week. Our son Ben trying to impress some local kids in Kabala, Sierra Leone. The boys look mildly amused!

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Favorite Picture Series 2013

School children in uniform is my choice this week. Though taken within days of each other, these photos are worlds apart. The children in Kabala, Sierra Leone live in an impoverished country still recovering from a devastating civil war, while … Continue reading

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Kabala, Sierra Leone

We recently traveled to Sierra Leone for two weeks, returning to the northern town of Kabala where we taught school in the 1980’s. 30 years is a long time and things have not been easy for this west African country. … Continue reading

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Sierra Leone, West Africa

It was 30 years ago that I set off for West Africa with CUSO (Canadian University Students Overseas)to teach health and home economics at Kabala Secondary School in Sierra Leone, West Africa. When I arrived at the school, I met … Continue reading

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