This photo was taken at the end of 2010 during a birthday party in my compound. The child pictured is from Sanneh compound in Sifoe village, The Gambia. He was the Birthday Boy for the day.
As part of my second goal, I regularly held birthday...
This was taken in early 2011 as part of a joint birthday party in my compound in Sifoe, The Gambia
The children are from various families in the village. The boy and girl in the center, red shirts, are the Birthday Boy and Girl for the day.
Photo was taken in my host family compound one day after school. I was leading the children in an improptu lesson about hand-washing and using soap to kill germs. They got creative and things got a little out of hand!
This photo was taken soon after I arrived to live with my permanent host family. These two girls ending up being my best friends in the two years I was there.
In this picture their fear of the camera is obvious. They were very unsure and would...