Hotel Ubumwe

Address: Gisenyi, 38, Rwanda | Hotel
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      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Nov 21, 2014

      ... 8212;that my hours off-duty also be exemplary. I’m not fishing for compliments, but I’m just saying, let’s all be realistic here! You can tell people you admire their work or project, but don’t assume anything else. Because, frankly, I’ve seen some of the worst of humanity here, but I’m not going to judge. There are a lot of days I’ve never been a more terrible ...

      Men's Rea

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Oct 26, 2014

      1 comment

      ... physically affectionate culture? I kept quiet in Russia, and I keep quiet constantly in America. Well, Franz Boas can suck it. Here’s why I’m sitting here at my computer yelling from the top of a thousand hills: First off, to excuse that behavior is an affront to Rwanda and Rwandese people. Both are better than that. But even bigger, when catcalling, groping, and other forms of everyday misogyny—from commenting on a ...

      Full Circle, or, Past is Present

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 19, 2014

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      ... hundred kits for community health workers in their back packs. The scale of the project is sort of hard to imagine—100,000 is a big number. We finally got even a taste of what that really meant when we had to physically count the number out in posters with information about the filters and stoves that will go out to each and every household that receives the technologies. The sheer scale and depth of the program can only be described as audacious. After this part of ...

      The Fairer Sex Pulls the Shorter Straw

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Sep 03, 2014

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      ... not. I can't think of a more literal ball and chain. Each sector votes for a leader to manage the group of community health workers, and try as I might to push forward women candidates, we've only had one woman elected out of 11 sectors so far. I asked this one exceedingly capable woman who I had nominated why she hadn't voted for herself and she just shrugged and said she didn't want the responsibility. For the country with the most women ...

      Shifting Sands

      A travel blog entry by deniseang on Aug 27, 2014


      ... from the ongoing West African epidemic. This language is all very deliberate: "confirmed" is a level of certainty above "suspected," "deaths" means potential posthumous identification and the possibility of more patients still fighting the disease, and separation from the West African strain may be the most crucial message--there are 6 strains of Ebola. The Congolese strain has a 30% mortality ...

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