10.11.2009 Today we left the Auberge around 8.15am and went to a couple of other schools and villages to take more pics of the adopted kids before leaving Lokossa. We then made our way towards Ouidah (also known as Whydah) that was one of the most active slave trading ports in all of Africa. We stopped…Read more »
Category: My personal experience
JOY meeting MISERY in an extra-ordinary lesson
09.11.2009 We left Abomey around 8am, loaded the car and went to have a coffee with Suor Pancrazia (a nun in the centre). We all were not feeling so great as a result of a very doggy dinner the night before. Some of us were sick, some other did not have a good night sleep.…Read more »
‘the souls of the dead who have returned to earth to pass on advice to the living…’
Today has been harder than other days…. I didn’t cope very well with emotions and surroundings! We went to another orphanage, Saint Enfant Jesus (OSEJ) at 8.15am. It was close to the local market of Abomey, in a town in the Zou region of Benin. There were 6 women, who are called by everyone “les…Read more »
Inauguración centre ‘Francesco Massaro’
Today arrived the day for the ceremony of the new centre in Abomey.