We made it!!!!

All 32 people that left for Burkina as trainiees made it to Volunteers!

The Nitty-Gritty

I have moved out of Sissamba (tear) and I am now staying in the city of Ouahigouya until the 26th of December. I met my counterpart this week and I got the low down on my future site.

Nakaba has around 6000 residents. I have my own market that happens every 3 days that my counterpart says is pretty decent. I also have 2 boutiques. There are three main religions that consist of Christianity, Islam, and Animist. There is a church in my village and a mosque in the next village over. I have just one primary school, and I am really close to a main road with easy access to the capital. The closest access to Internet is in my regional capital of Koupela! I do however have reception all over my town, so my cell will work (wink wink) My CSPS covers 6 others villages the farthest one away is 9km. I’m really excited to get to site and get settled in!!!
Oh I almost forgot my house has 3 rooms, and courtyard with hanger!

By the time I post this I will be an official volunteer and I will probably be another year older.

Mail I have received:
Bay card from my dad’s work
Xmas card from my Aunt Susie


~~WISH LIST~~

Things I do not need:
Vitamins
Sunscreen
Bug spray
Floss
Chap stick
Feminine products
Any types of medicine
Hand sanitizers
ALL OF THIS STUFF IS PROVIDED FOR ME

Things I wood like to receive:
Things to keep my entertained:
*Colour books
*Magazines
*Crossword puzzles
          •NOT SUDUKO
Bobbi Pins
Any types of food
Drink mixes (not tea)
Letters and pictures of you or of anything really

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4 thoughts on “We made it!!!!

  1. wow all 32 made it thru that has to be record. we are so proud of you. and by the way have a HAPPY BIRTHDAY your DQ cake was great…….Love Dad

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  2. Happy New Year. Sounds like your are doing great. Carolyn mentioned you in the Lamp. Let us know what you do for new year’s eve. Tammy

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  3. Hey Audrey! I hope that you had a great holiday! I have been keeping up with your blog and I have a question =) What is anthemism? I tried to type it into google but didn’t really come up with much! Good luck with everything and I hope to talk to you soon!

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