Mullins Heights Villas
Travel Blogs from Saint Peter
... us and were even happier about getting vitamins! Some of
them even referred the vitamins as candy and we had to stop some kids from
taking more than one! After they were all handed out we stayed and played with
some of the children before we had to go. We learned that a lot of the kids at
the orphanage aren't actually orphans. Most kids are brought there because
their parents can’t afford to take ...
... that lasted for a whole hour and it was actually very exciting. You know you're in a third-world country when a game of Uno gets exciting.
We are going to start doing our home visits on Friday so until then it will be eating, napping, reading, repeat. We also got our first training on using the water purifiers and will start teaching the people how to use these once we get our second training.
Yesterday we ...
... called Surge and make house visits to be sure these water purifiers are being used correctly.
2) Hand out vitamins given to us by an organization called Vitamin Angels to the people in the community and to the children in the orphanage.
3) Plan a community health day which will happen on the 27th. This community health day will be an opportunity for us to educate the people here on certain health topics that they ...
... eaten an animal other than your normal chicken, pig, or cow. After dinner we all relaxed until it was time for bed. I slept rather well seeing as how the electricity went off and we did not have a fan for cool air. It was hot, but not hot enough to keep me awake for long. In the morning it was time for my first shower. The shower is pretty much just a tube that squirts water out at a very fast, hard pace. My shower lasted for a total of ...
... the important topics like how to stop the bleeding, how to help child when its choking, how to handle the heatstroke and how to handle the mosquito bites.
I think that lesson went well because they had a couple of questions and were exited about these subjects.