Monthly Archives: May 2013

West End Voices – 2nd annual fundraiser for our very own TWS student!!

  The choirs of Nepean High School and Bell High School will be performing in a benefit concert, West End Voices,  to raise funds for charities including Tei wa Syana, on Wednesday June 5 at 7pm at Southminster United Church … Continue reading

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Meals, markets, and mountains

Ethiopian food is wonderful. Platters and platters of injera bread were consumed (although not by me as it’s tough to communicate in English in Addis, and my Ethiopian is non-existent, and I just didn’t know if there was only Teff … Continue reading

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Coffee and dancing in Addis Ababa

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 6 nights, 5 days, 1 three-day long annual program meeting, umpteen cups of strong Ethiopian coffee, two nights of dancing (both African moves and pure Canadian moves), 1 market, 1 museum, 1 Ethiopian restaurant, 5 Mount Kenya … Continue reading

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Some photos from last week’s trip to Masaka District

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Rain gear

I’ve seen some interesting rain gear while I’ve been in Uganda.It’s the rainy season so it rains pretty well every single day. When it doesn’t rain, it is notable. It’s not usually the sort of rain that sets in for … Continue reading

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Back in Masaka

I’m sitting in the meeting room of the District Veterinary Officer (DVO) of Masaka. A building I’ve been told is full of asbestos but people have to work here everyday because they have no choice. I try to breathe lightly … Continue reading

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Country roads….

I’m at the airport in Nairobi, sipping on a lemon-ginger tea at Java House (my stomach is a bit queasy today so hopefully it will help) waiting for my flight to Entebbe (Uganda). It’s becoming increasingly difficult to count the … Continue reading

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More student letters and photos on the way!

I saw our co-founder Florence yesterday. We met up for a quick visit before she headed home and headed out for supper. She gave me a package of letters from and photos of the 12 newest TWS students!   So … Continue reading

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