1. South Africa Reading Rewards Program

    One of the "Top Five Readers" in the Reading Rewards program receiving her certificate.

  2. South Africa Literacy classes in the new library.

    Robin gives a lesson on the library rules in the new library.

  3. South Africa The math lesson

    Taking a break from sorting library books, Woody stops to give a math lesson.    “A quality education has the power to transform societies in a single generation, provide children with the protection they need from the hazards of poverty, labor exploitation and disease, and given them the knowledge, skills, and confidence to reach their full potential.”            ~Audrey Hepburn

  4. Honduras The Bus Stop

    This is a little eatery where all of the buses that pass through town stop.

  5. Honduras Tio Tavo

    Tio Tavo lets me take a picture.

  6. Honduras The little driver

    Yuren, my 3 -year-old nephew playing in his step-dad's truck.

  7. South Africa First time on the computer

    Impromptu opening of the new computer lab at one of our primary schools.

  8. Honduras Super-dog

    The family's new puppy exploring the patio.

  9. Honduras Queso?

    Mario, my host family's errand boy, with Emily, the daughter of another relative.

  10. Honduras When I spit on children I cure diseases

    I have come to realize that my idea of normal has changed significantly. Things never seem that strange to me at the time… and then I think about explaining it to folks back home. So, here’s one such experience: I’m hanging out at my cousin's house, enjoying the mango juice we just made (from pre-ripened mangos…which are also quite delicious to eat dipped in sugar). Yola, the woman who goes house to house selling Ropa Americana had just finished showing us the stock she just brought back...

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“Sunset at the Railroad” by PCV Nicholas Baylor Hall. Namibia, 2011.