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Home Gardening & Nutrition Training: Ebolowa, Sud

Curious as to why I have internet this week? More importantly, where in Cameroon I was? No fear, answers below.

This past week, there was a training on Home Gardening and Nutrition. So I, two other health volunteers, ten agriculture volunteers and thirteen counterparts went back to the motherland, Ebolowa. Aside from a few PST flashbacks, it was nice being back in the South again.

Day 1: Home Gardening

(All photos courtesy of PCVL Joe Natividad)

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My counterpart breaking up chicken poop, which is used to fertilizer the bed for the transplant.

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Me and my counterpart mixing the chicken poop into the soil.

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Spacing out the future homes for the transplants.

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Burning the bed in order to sanitize the soil for the nursery.

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Transplanting.

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Day 2 & 3: Nutrition

(Photos courtesy of myself)

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My counterpart, Jeannette, and I. NOTE: This pose is really popular in my village. I still have yet to figure out why.

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Peeling garlic during a cooking demonstration.

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Cooking Amaranthe, one the extremely nutritious leaves that people eat fairly often in my village.

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Sauté-ing onions in palm oil

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Sporadic yoga session with counterparts and trainers

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Surprisingly really good at yoga for someone who doesn’t do yoga

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Everyone wanted to do yoga.

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(Note to self: work on yoga with Jeannette when we get back)

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Another cooking demo, this time? Gumbo (okra)

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Pouring the finished gumbo, nice and slimy, comme toujours

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Turning the couscous

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Finished couscous. Ready to be eaten with gumbo.

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My counterpart receiving her certificate of completion

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Shaking hands with Tiki

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She was pretty excited

 

 

 

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