Tag Archive: Sexual Reproductive Health

October 14th, 2016 by | Tags: , , | No Comments »

Last month, Peace Corps Cameroon’s Country Director Mark and Deputy Director Lindsey visited my home to tell me that Deputy Chief of Missions Matthew Smith and his team from the U.S. Embassy would like to visit my site and see my work as part of the U.S. Embassy’s Peace Corps day, which meant that day […]

October 3rd, 2016 by | Tags: , , | No Comments »

In the past couple months, I hosted several more Sexual Reproductive Health workshops.  In this post, I am going to share two of the workshops because I was faced with a similar issue at both workshops.  One workshop was done with a large group of deaf people.  Regina Awafe, a deaf interpreter who also runs […]

September 2nd, 2016 by | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

I have never felt so passionate and emotional about women issues until coming Cameroon.  When growing up, I was always aware of women issues as my grandmother often spoke in depth with me about it, but I have never felt so emotionally charged and angry to the point my blood has boiled.   There has […]

July 31st, 2016 by | Tags: , , , , | No Comments »

Yesterday, Antonia, the mother of a child with Down Syndrome and an incredible advocate for all people with Down Syndrome and other persons with disabilities, and I traveled to Kumbo, the second largest town in the Northwest region located about two hours from Bamenda by car.  The drive was beautiful as we traveled through the […]

July 28th, 2016 by | Tags: , , , | No Comments »

Last Sunday, I went with Samuel, one of my work partners, to Kedjom-Keku, a village located about an hour from Bamenda to present Sexual Reproductive Health to 29 persons with disabilities.  Most of the participants were older adults who were illiterate.  This meant that when conducting the pre- and post-tests, we needed to read each […]