Archive for February, 2010

Day TWO in Niger, February 3rd, 2010

We woke up early and Ed went with the ORBIS team to the airplane for his first meeting at 7:30am. He was very excited to see the airplane and expected to give his lecture on PHACO later in the afternoon. He had been preparing this lecture for a couple months, first writing it in English, […]

First night in Niger, February 2nd, 2010

We arrived safely today in Niger on an Air France flight from Paris at about 4:15pm. As we landed we saw the huge ORBIS airplane standing on the tarmac, already working to help the people of Niger. It was a very emotional moment and both Ed and I couldn’t believe it was happening. After all […]

January 17, 2010 Preparing for our third trip to Niger!

In two weeks, Ed and I leave for Niger, to participate in the ORBIS program, and to offiically open the second set of classrooms in Libore, called Vive la Vie! It is an exciting time on all fronts. When Ed and I were in Niamey last, November 2007, we visited the hospital in Niamey and […]