1. Zambia the art of sharing

    one coloring book and endless possibilities

  2. Zambia circle of love

    three of my favorite little people caught in a moment of love.

  3. Zambia mushroom gatherers

    This photo was taken during my Peace Corps service in Zambia (2003-2005) at Lake Chibesha, in the Mwinilunga District of Northwestern Province. These women emerged silently from the bush, carrying basins overflowing with mushrooms.

  4. Madagascar School Garden Project

    The whole community got involved throughout this project!

  5. Madagascar All the pretty colors...

    Chameleon on my fence in Sakaramy, Madagascar

  6. Madagascar Another, and another, and another...and one more for good measure.

    Similar to various other Peace Corps countries, transportation in Madagascar was always very entertaining...as long as you had a bit of patience, and flexibility...physical flexibility. I was waiting for a car in Sakaramy for about 45 minutes, and at 7am one finally showed up.  Now keep in mind this car was tiny; a Geo Metro would have seemed to have luxurious amounts of space compared to this car.   While in my home village of Sakaramy, we loaded two huge bushels of bananas on top of the ca...

  7. Madagascar Translation: Good Choices Camp

    Volunteers from various sectors in the northern region of Madagascar came together to plan a camp focusing on life choices.  We each brought 4-6 youth from our villages.  Campers were provided with transportation, three nutritious meals a day, and educational activities regarding environmental issues, nutrition, safe sex, and why it is important to continue their education.

  8. Madagascar Saosihifatra Celebration

    The village celebrates after the succesful installation of three large windmill generators!

  9. Malawi training like cheerleaders

    PCV training in Malawi 1991.

  10. Malawi monkey see monkey do

    On Lake Malawi, there was a place called Cape McClear. On this Cape, there is a place called Monkey Bay. I would escape from work and go stay in a hut to watch the beautiful sunsets. The locals would make me pancakes and bananas for breakfast. The monkeys would come and grab the banana peels, grab the fruit out of the tourists hands. and play on the steps. They saw no evil, heard no evil, and spoke no evil.

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