Africa · Madagascar · Peace Corps · The Nomadic Life

Success! 22,000 Books Finally Arrive in Madagascar

After months of frantically e-mailing, running around Tana, and bugging the group of Peace Corps volunteers involved in the Books for Africa project (which I’m sure people are sick and tired of hearing me talk about) I finally found myself standing in a Tana school yard, with the tangible result of all of our efforts…… Continue reading Success! 22,000 Books Finally Arrive in Madagascar

Africa · Madagascar · Peace Corps · The Nomadic Life

Importing Books to Madagascar is Like Herding Cats

If you are a close friend/family member of mine, I probably bugged you almost a year and a half ago to donate to a huge project aimed at getting 22,000 books from America to 17 different schools and libraries in Madagascar. I really appreciate everyone who helped donate money to the project and I think…… Continue reading Importing Books to Madagascar is Like Herding Cats

Africa · Madagascar · Peace Corps · The Nomadic Life

Getting Books For Madagascar

It’s been awhile. The introduction of any guilty blogger who has gone off and done something other than tinker with the internet for a too-long period of time. For the past month or so I’ve been teaching, biking, and taking the occasional day trip to Antsirabe for a decent cup of coffee or beer and…… Continue reading Getting Books For Madagascar