Wednesday, April 15th, 2009
There are words that qualify as interesting because, to translate them, it requires a phrase rather than just the equivalent word in the destination-language. Then there are words, such as the Kirundi word “kujijuka”, which is, in the first-person plural of the verb — “tujijuka,” the name chosen by a group of women living with [...]
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Thursday, May 22nd, 2008
Today I traveled to the health clinic run by the Friends Women’s Association that I will be working with to raise funds. The clinic is run by women, and is located in Kamenge, a poor district a few kilometers outside Bujumbura.
The clinic started in 2003 in a house in another location, while the current building [...]