Monthly Archives: September 2012

Music therapy!

There are so many ways to connect with the kids at the hospital. Mikael said he’d love to come and do something with them. We told him that any kind of interaction at all is very well received and so … Continue reading

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Mariama’s pink bandage

Mariama was born with 4 fingers on each hand. If you look closely at the first picture, you can see her fingers joined together. She already had surgery on her right hand to separate the fingers. She will have surgery on her left … Continue reading

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Boubon is a village about 25 kilometers outside of Niamey. They’re known for their pottery. The village is situated right along the river, which is where they get the clay for their pots. We had never been and having Mikael … Continue reading

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Tree Graffiti

After being gone for a month, we came back to Niamey and were very happy to find that everything was in order in our house. We were worried about leaks in our roof, since there was so much rain while … Continue reading

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