The Francophonie Summit begins today in Dakar.. Yesterdays Prime Minister Stephen Harper announced has earmarked $500 million to a program aimed at providing vaccines for impoverished children around the world.
This is the story of Son of Africa. How I ended up in Senegal, Africa is a bit of a story itself, which I’d be happy to sit across the table from you with a coffee in hand and tell you all about that. But this story is about my visit to Africa and why Read More
Today Gora sent a picture that he had taken while out at the land. He wasn’t sure what had made this trail, and I am definately not sure! The trail ran the length from the back side of the building up to the cliff, then disappeared. This has me googling facts about how snakes move, what Read More
Time is moving so quickly now. I have been packing for my return to Senegal West Africa, looking over what I have, what I need, and what will fit into my luggage. It always comes down to the last weigh in on the scale that the final decisions are made and the last items are Read More
Thanks to all that have come to check out Son of Africa. As we are in the construction phase, certain donations of essentials and living/breathing will not be purchased instantly but the funds will be held and used for that purpose once we are ready. Cash donations are always welcome for other expenses that are Read More
I was there the night the news came, in a crowd of many exuberant Africans enjoying the Hip hop concert at the International Fair in Dakar. Many were dancing, clapping, singing, cheering….truly taking it all in. I watched as a man came onstage and whispered a message into the ear of the performer. A brief discussion, and then Read More