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Get your hands into some good African Earth! Inviting Natural builders to come and help build our first buildings at Ndanifor Permaculture Ecovillage , Bafut, Cameroon. It’s time to build something this dry season: we have plenty of good building earth, raffia and access to wood. Come and help create a small cabin as a […]

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When a traditional Cameroonian fon (king) has passed a new one must be “caught”. This was the case in Nkwen, one of the communities in the urban area of Bamenda. Ritual celebrations go on for days culminating in the catching ceremony at which dignitaries, traditional dance groups from many villages and the local residents gather […]

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Sally shares a story

On March 4, 2011 By

I have received a lovely account from Sally who came and volunteered at Baobab too. For your reading pleasure: Baobab Journal December 1st 2010 I think I will start with my last day at the Baobab shamba because it was so special and all the strands of my time with Terri, the orphans, the building […]

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Home is where?

On February 3, 2011 By

Changing worlds doesn’t get easier over time as you may think- culture shock still happens to me when I return back to Canada. First the world seemed so much quieter and so gray here, not to mention cold. My dreams kept taking place in Africa and even now after a week still do. So let’s […]

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Kijiji means Village

On November 27, 2010 By

Nov. 23 Masai compound from road It took hours to get out of Arusha; picking things up , shopping, waiting for people and traffic. Finally, around 1 we left town towards Kondoa region. Along a new paved road it was easy driving at first. We were crossing Masai land, where round houses in clusters dot […]

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