Volunteer: Scott Townsend
Contributions from Scott Townsend
My Peace Corps training period took place in Dang – a small village of around 80 in Cameroon’s Centre Province. Although only five people lived at my host family’s home, there was a crowd of 10-15 gathered around in our living room most evenings to watch the new American guy eat couscous de maïs (thick corn mush with a doughy consistency) and hear him attempt to communicate with his broken French and hilarious accent. As no one in my village, other than the other trainees, spoke more than two...
View from within a banana and plantain plantation near my post in Bertoua
Kids in Mobe (a village I worked with on a well installation project) showing off their best karate moves
A herd of cattle blocked the road for a few minutes, while we were returning home from visiting a remote village in the savannah