Monday, December 29, 2008
This morning, we distributed the first batch of solar panels from G24 Innovations. I was also able to reconnect with CHWs I hadn't seen in a while. Everyone was extremely happy - I'll let the pictures tell the story.
Of course, Alex ran the session. The instructions were quick and easy, and everyone was rather celebratory:
To close the meeting, the CHWs sang a song for me that they had prepared - I'm not sure what the lyrics were, but "phones" and "messages" were included! Afterward, I traveled with Dickson Mtanga and Mary Kamakoko to their villages - it took a good two hours on a bicycle. We spent another 3 hours biking around and seeing patients, before I started back to the hospital. Dickson and Mary, using their new panels: