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Recap #6 from Dakar, Senegal

This was an “Oh my Gosh day!” For starters, I need to share that at dinner the night before, I plated up some homemade chicken and sauce and bit into what I thought was a tomato in the sauce. They call these Mike Tyson peppers in Africa due to the punch they carry. I...

Recap #5 from Dakar, Senegal

This was our 4th straight day of student retreats with kids. The sessions were six hours long. Today was with 6th and 7th graders (lots of squirrelly energy). It was a great, great day. We did our best to play games and take long breaks. We worked hard to make this...

Update #4 from Dakar, Senegal

We woke up to some heavy rains overnight which even though it had stopped by the time we began our 6:15 a.m. walk to school it meant two things: 1) the humidity which was already at 90% was continuing to rise and steam things up and 2) it meant the streets were...

Recap #3 from Dakar, Senegal

Today we awoke early to make the walk to the school and to get in some morning exercise in the fitness center before starting the day with students at 8:30.  The school is made up of approximately 500 students K-12 and we will be working with approximately 250 of them...

Tom’s Recap #2 from Dakar, Senegal.

Good morning, it’s Day 2 in Senegal. I was up early yesterday and walked to school with our host Eric and Matt. I fed the local stray dog, winded our way through dark, pot-holed streets to International School for the 1st day of student sessions. I worked out in...