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Yesterday Eleonore came to see us, mostly just to pay a visit to see how we were, to bring us some water and bananas and to update us on things.
She is angrier than we are about the coup d'état, almost as sad as we are that this cohort is cancelled and equally as frustrated as we are that even though peace has returned to Burkina, we still have to leave.
While we were there she told us that we shouldn’t tell our host families ...
... because he has teenage daughters. He must have meant that they talk a lot of drivel too!! :D
We then moved to the other terrace for wifi, and I realised something was wrong with my computer. Jeff had a look at it briefly (he’s some kind of tech-guy missionary who goes around the world fixing Christian’s computers…) but couldn’t fix it. I had run the battery flat so it needed charging, and despite the charger working that ...
... and air borders have also been closed.
So we went to the restaurant at the hotel and ordered 2 couscous with sauce, 2 rice with sauce and a plate of chips and forced ourselves to eat everything!!
About half an hour after we came back to our rooms the chef came to see us to ask what we want to eat tonight! Haha J but as they haven’t got much stock left we’re having chips, aloco and some peas to share!
After a lazy break in our rooms (nap for ...
... to plan and carry out during the program.
Here is the admin that I need to do once my six volunteers have finished training:
Week 1 (beg. 28th Sept) – Plan the who what where when how and how much of the program
- Make budget
- Group Reflection Workshop + report (group sessions around international development related issues chosen by me, and a report needs to be done on what was ...
... br> The next flight was the eventful one... I was sitting on the aisle next to Maddie and across the aisle was Emily. We tried to stay awake on the flight but it was so hard! I watched a couple movies, read the new book we had been given and journaled. The best part of the flight was looking out Emily's window and seeing the red sand below us that stretched on forever! You could see the sand dunes and a couple sand mountains but other than that it was just sky.