Fahe {Share}

Pictured: my favorite dog and 2 year old. They share breakfast every morning. The dog is just waiting for another bite to eat. This little girl loves this dog. If any other dog tries to get close to her during breakfast time, she cries. This.... Is a culture of sharing. Sharing food, moments, and gossip. … Continue reading Fahe {Share}

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SISCA {Children Nutrition Program}

Once a month, the doctor and women and their children under five come to the Sede Suku (Community Building) to weigh in, have their arms measured and listen a little bit about nutrition.  In the picture above, you see some fabric (lipa) and a scale, they put the children in the lipa to weigh them, … Continue reading SISCA {Children Nutrition Program}

FADA {Feto Association ba Dezevolvimentu iha Aileu}

​​​​ Fada is a mumba'e (the local dialect) word for "house". FADA is also a government program to get women more involved in developing themselves for work, their futures, and running for public office.  This year, elections were postponed due to a new rule: every Suku must have at least one woman running for public … Continue reading FADA {Feto Association ba Dezevolvimentu iha Aileu}