Month: June 2014

Lanterns arrive in Southern Nepal!

Today (June 15, 2014) I traveled far, possibly the most remote village I’ve ever visited – in Southern Nepal on the Indian border in the¬†mountains (and it rained). The village is 100% ¬†illiterate, has 33% infant mortality, and still experiences starvation during the 9 months when nothing grows – it’s almost like a stone age…

Returning to Bweyeye

June 10, 2014 After a 4 /1 hour drive from Kigali, you turn the main road onto an impossibly rough, dirt, dusty, rutted road for the final two hour teeth jarring drive to the village of Bweyeye, perched atop a hill within spitting distance of Burundi and the Congo. Valens was driving and Ferdinand was…