Win-a-Trip: A town in Guinea

Published on 10 May 2009

The town of Koundara has its problems, but light pollution is not one of them. The only street lamp is a full moon. In a moment, I plan to step out and see all the constellations I’ve been missing. (..) The education director said he had finally gotten January’s salaries to the teachers in the area. He said female school attendance is up thanks to a World Food Program initiative that helps out families whose daughters stay in school.

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