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Author Archive: Afton

Friday, July 11th:

Today I sent off the contracts I translated as well as translated a few more documents – namely AVOH’s list of production equipment needed (which they will send to various NGO’s and organisations wanting to donate and help the association) and an e-mail Mme. Drabo wanted to send to an english exporter in Ghana. We…

Thursday, July 10th:

It is now Thursday, July 10th, and Mme. Drabo – the president of AVOH – Just got back from Ghana this morning. I am at AVOH headquarters and it is 8:30pm – I’ve been here since 7am – and we are still catching each other up on all the work we’ve been doing. While I…

May 18

May 18 So it’s Wednesday and I find myself at home with nothing to do…still. I went to visit the President of the Association I’m going to be working for on Monday and she seems very organized. Mme Drabo is an older lady who has decided to take it upon herself to run the entire…

Burkina Faso

Mon nom est Afton Maisonneuve et je poursuis actuellement un diplôme en développement international et mondialisation à l’université d’Ottawa, graduant en 2008. Bien que mon champ d’étude traite de toutes les questions de développement économique, politique et international, je désire connaître la réalité du monde en voie de développement en le voyant de mes propres…