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Unfortunately, the internet situation in Cameroon has kept me from updating you all as often as I would have liked. Please know that now that this trip is drawing near to a close, I will be posting blog updates that Ive had drafted and ready to send your way the moment that wifi was available. I do want to let you know that I am doing great and have truly enjoyed my time ...
... plantations. There was still one huge banana plantation in private
hands that belonged to Del Monte. At the town we had a look at the
Botanical gardens, so overgrown you could not see anything, and then
drove to Six Mile Beach where we could camp for the night. We are
both tired with the last few days of 8 to 10 hours driving,
especially going back into the heat again.
On Sunday, we had a beach adventure planned. Gafar, the Egyptian drummer from the Irish Pub, and a few of his friends, drove us. First, we went to a tiny Lebanese restaurant, perched on top of a dirt road that wound up the side of a hill. The restaurant consisted of a concrete slab, a sheet metal awning, and an oven/griddle. They served us flat bread, then made small pizzas from the flatbread, and little pockets filled with spinach or ...
... I have grown up with the notion that I can make change even if I am younger, less/more experienced or a woman. In Holland the ability to give feed-back and to request change was also drilled into my head, so being here and while giving this workshop I realized I was working from an ethnocentric point of view.
I started the workshop with asking the physiotherapists to brainstorm what they think are important qualities for patient and therapist ...
... of patients, but somehow here in Cameroon, I
am able to take them on more lightly, as you have more freedom to work and try
things out with patients. Expectations are a bit lower, and you can just try things
Sister Leonarda, the matron, at ARCH (Associated Rehabilitation Center for the
Handicapped) organized a five day workshop over 4 weeks for the workers of
ARCH. It’s about motivation and self-improvement for the ...