Monthly Archives: August 2013


I have learned a thing or two about mangos as I have been around them all day, almost everyday since I arrived. First, I have learned a few different kinds of mangos and how you eat different kinds in different ways. For most mangos, like fransic and blancs, you can peel the skin off and… more →

Learning together with CFFL students

Ford Rushton, Elizabeth Sega, Reginald, and CFFL students The second week of our internship, Ford, Sega, and I were assigned the frightening task of teaching our first class!  Agronomist Reginald, is a professor from Zamni Agrikol and lives with us in the Clinique Externe at the Zamni Lasante hospital in Cange.  He asked us to… more →

Wisdom from Haiti

Lessons learned by 2013 Sewanee interns in Haiti: 1) As soon as you make plans they are almost guaranteed to change 2) Hurry up and wait is the norm, you need to learn to relax and be open to not getting everything done when, where, or how you may want it to 3) While in… more →