The Water Chronicles

      Circum-Alert: Water, Water Everywhere!

      It’s amazing the kinds of things you find on the net. Especially when you’re not looking. Devex recently published an interview I did with the president & CEO of the Global Fund for Women, Kavita Ramdas – a phenomenal woman (and Mount Holyoke alum) by the way – and as I was doing some quick …

          Africa

          Circum-Flash: What To Look Out For

          Hi Everyone! Hope you’re all doing well. Can you believe February is just about over?! So far, 2010 is going great for me, hope it’s the same with you guys. Anyways, this is a mini update. Circum-Vlog “How To Blog” Series:It’s been a minute since I posted a new video. And it’s not like I …

            The Water Chronicles: Calabash Tears (Part 2)

            [Haven’t read part 1? Do so here]“This is all your fault!”someone hissed.  Jostled from her reverie, Amsatou looked up in confusion. She glanced at her young cousin to her left, who stared blankly back at her. Realizing that it was her other cousin who had spoken, Amsatou sighed deeply and looked to her right.  Leila’s face …

              The Water Chronicles: Calabash Tears (Part 1)

              [Something I’ve been working on. I intended to use it for something else, but I feel like I’d rather share it with you guys! Everything in it’s own time. Dedicated to YOWLI 08ers! Thoughts appreciated. Enjoy!!] — Amsatou detested it. Not the weight of the aluminum bucket on her head after it was filled, or …