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Hard to let go

I completed my work for IDA Foundation in Haiti in January 2011. I am leaving this blog up for any interested persons (my site stats still show a few random visits a day). It’s hard to let go – a year … Continue reading

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When you don’t know

“…I would like to beg you … to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search … Continue reading

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Health care and the art of motorcycle maintenance

Check out this interesting article which highlights the importance of logistics, ‘basic’ things development projects might sometimes mistakenly take for granted, and thinking sustainably. Excerpt: “Until 2008 Kotelo could visit only three villages a week, because he had to reach them … Continue reading

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From the Low Lands…

I’ll be flying from The Netherlands (current landscape picture, until I get a good Haitian one), where I have been living for seven years, but I’m also from Belgium, Jacques Brel’s plat pays. It’s an interesting transition from these Low Lands to … Continue reading

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Byen venu!

Welcome! In a bit less than two weeks I will be flying from Amsterdam to Port-au-Prince. Through this blog I plan to keep you updated on my stay in Ayiti. For those of you who followed my Burkina Faso blog, … Continue reading

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