Heather and Rachelle had a great time learning how to read the language they have spoken since they first learned how to talk. Like most kids in schools in Benin, they learn how to read French but don't typically find too much reading material in their first language. Check out the fun they had reading "A Love Story" (Books that Bind, Volume 1) in Fongbe.
"Today oral storytelling is disappearing. Children learn their lessons through workbooks at school instead of from their elders...So I am happy to participate in this book project. Even if I one day leave this world, the story will remain."Read More
We're big fans of cultural exchange over here, and know that you are too. So we asked our TS family in Benin to tell us little bit about themselves. Next week you'll get to meet the artisans - this week you'll meet everyone at the TS Education Fund.Read More
You know that feeling when you meet new people and you don't quite know the protocol? Like you don't want to order a beer and then find out that everyone else abstains from alcohol entirely? Or is that just me? Anyway, when I visited Benin it was pretty hot. Ok, really hot.Read More