Sae Foho {Climb Mountain}

Meet Sara. Sara is a fellow Peace Corps Volunteer that lives about a 2 hour hike away if you are walking to her house from mine. (About an hour and a half the other way) To get to her house, you pretty much have to climb a mountain. I always think that the mountain is … Continue reading Sae Foho {Climb Mountain}

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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}

Ha’u Ba Mau-Meta (I am going to the school in Mau-Meta)

I started making the weekly trek to a near-by village to hang out with some of the girls in my village. They still go to school, but they don't technically have class. They took their end of year exams two weeks ago, and now they just go to class, check in, give their oratations, clean … Continue reading Ha’u Ba Mau-Meta (I am going to the school in Mau-Meta)