Harar Ethiopia: a city of peace and acceptance

Living in Ethiopia for the past two months has been a once-in-a-lifetime experience. As an American with Ethiopian heritage, it has made it even more personal. Getting to see the land where my parents, grandparents, and ancestors grew up has been a very special part of my work abroad this summer. Prior to coming for … Continue reading Harar Ethiopia: a city of peace and acceptance

Community Work in Harar, Ethiopia

During my summer work in Harar, Ethiopia, I have been fortunate to have been involved in many aspects of the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) project. Although my main project this summer was to work on data analysis, I found my most rewarding work to be going out into the rural areas of … Continue reading Community Work in Harar, Ethiopia