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... Tony and I for the week was motivation - can it be taught or learned, or is it innate? Tony is an energetic, motivated guy, very ambitious. He has, for example, dozens of ideas for the ministry to achieve its goal of financial sustainability. But how is that enthusiasm passed on to others, if it can be at all? If the teenagers under his charge are content in their present circumstances and only ever do the chores on their list, where does that ...
... country’ without actually seeing that
much of it or spending any time there? I tried to see a few different parts of
the country to give it a chance and try get a feel for myself, but in the end I
still don’t have a conclusion.
On one side, I did visit some really beautiful places, met
some friendly people and had no problems, but on the other side I never really
felt comfortable walking around on my own, especially in big cities and at
This has been an extremely busy week for Melo because of the elections and the presence in the country of many foreign delegations as official observers. Tuesday Melo got a call that he had to make a presentation in Tegucigalpa, the capital city 250 kms to the south, in support of a project for ERIC-sj, the investigation and human rights center for which Melo is the director.
Two members of his team accompanied Melo to help with the presentation and I ...
... you just have to develop a job for yourself when you do not have employment. Some of the ways people earn a living are quite impressive. Just yesterday we were quietly sitting in a comedor eating lunch when a young man headed in and did a round of the tables. He had a tube of toothpaste in one hand and a couple of bars of soap in the other. I guess you could call him a travellling salesman! Everywhere small stalls are set up on the pavement, selling ...
Tegucigalpa is the capital of Honduras and because its quite a mouth full locals call it "Tegus" or "La Capital". The city is beautifully situated in a massive bowl-shaped valley. I went in special to Tegus because I could visited my friend Xenia which Rotaract Deventer has hosted this summer as part of the Holland round trip. I had totally no idea what to expect but thanks to Xenia I saw the most beautiful places of Tegus and she gave me an ...
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