How to Give Yourself a Pedicure Without Running Water or Electricity

One reason we joined the Peace Corps was to experience life the way the majority of the world’s population does – no hot water heaters, no indoor plumbing, and no major appliances. We got our wish. We live in rural Tanzania, 3-4 hours from paved roads. No one in our community has running water. Women … More How to Give Yourself a Pedicure Without Running Water or Electricity

A Kuku for a Cat

  The other night, we were woken up by a rat scurrying around our house. A disgusting, disease-carrying, fruit-stealing, home-invading rat. After we finished panicking, we vowed to get a cat. This was harder than it sounds. We headed over to our nearest neighbor, Mwalimu Devon. She stops by our house every day to greet … More A Kuku for a Cat