Tisuŋ ni taba: contraception

Mid August we had our seventh girls club meeting and we covered family planning. In the session before, we focused on HIV/AIDS and did a condom demonstration. Conversation turned to contraception thus providing me with the topic for our next meeting. To prepare, I visited a nearby clinic and our district hospital. I particularly wanted…

Pa mi I sↄana, saa kyana

“Fold your mat, rain is coming.” Oh and has it come. 11 and 12 August saw two straight nights of heavy rain. Imagine having the white static of your television at full blast – that’s what it sounded like on the zinc roof. I took my 5 minute bucket bath only to emerge to three new…

Home

The concept of ‘home’ has been on my mind a lot here in Ghana. COS‘ing PCVs are always planning where to travel before going home. I have had many conversations with PCVs about to go home or just returned from vacation, family weddings, meeting new nieces and nephews, etc. There have been PCVs medically evacuated home…

5 tips on writing a PC blog

There are countless ‘tips’ articles and blog entries about how to write a blog, including this helpful one from Peace Corps. By no means am I claiming to be an expert blogger. Below you will only find suggestions to avoid struggles I experienced or experience on a recurring basis: Set up your blog before coming…