[Sayma-Announce] Please Share Widely - Workcamps in Africa this summer

Dawn L. Rubbert auntdawn at charter.net
Thu Feb 10 02:00:46 JEST 2011


African Great Lakes Initiative
A project of the Friends Peace Teams
 
2011 AGLI Workcamps
BURUNDI & RWANDA
Saturday, June 25 to Saturday, July 30 
  a.. We accept all ages: workcampers have been as young as 8, as old as 84 
  b.. Workcampers have included an entire family of five (the Amoses) and one with four from NY state
  c.. Our goal is for each team to include 6 international (non-African) and 6 local workcampers plus professional builders. 
  d.. Physical & Skill requirements: Good health and willingness to do manual labor. 
  e.. Construction skills and experience are not necessary
                                            
1) Burundi Workcamp - Kamenge
  
      Host Partner: Friends Women's Association (FWA) - learn more http://www.aglifpt.org/Program/fwa.htm. 
    Location: Kamenge, Burundi - On the outskirts of Bujumbura 
     Objective:  The Workcamp Peace Team will work at the FWA Clinic which primarily serves HIV+ women and their 
     children. Details are still in the planning stages but most likely the team will build a security wall around the plot behind      the clinic which where there will be a dormitory for patients so that, in due time, the Clinic can become a full hospital.      Learn more about the clinic at http://www.fwaburundi.com/
    Housing: Workcampers will stay in an apartment at the Friends Center in downtown Bujumbura.
 
                                        
                         A new window for the clinic                                              Bricklaying for maternity ward


2)  Rwanda Workcamp - Gisenyi
 
      Host Partner: Gisenyi Friends Church
     Location: Gisenyi, Rwanda. On the northern edge of Lake Kivu, just across the border from Goma, Congo  
     Objective: plan in process - The 2010 Workcamp Peace Team began construction of a conference hall, this may be        completed or a new project begun. Afternoons the Workcampers will also help local residents improve their English.      Housing: Workcampers will stay with local families.
 
                         
         Project at Beginning of workcamp                                   Project at End of workcamp
  

More info? Contact Dawn Rubbert via dawn at aglifpt.org or go to www.aglifpt.org

Attached is a flyer which you may post anywhere or share with others who may be interested.

Dawn L. Rubbert, Program Manager
African Great Lakes Initiative/Friends Peace Teams
1001 Park Avenue
St. Louis, MO  63104 USA
314-647-1287
 
If you want to travel quickly, walk alone. If you want to travel far, 
walk with others.  ~  Traditional African Proverb
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