Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Day At The United Nations

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Not a big deal or anything, but we were at UN-Bangladesh headquarters the other day to attend a meeting with UNAIDS about AIDS and Migrant Workers. We met with the Bangladesh UNAIDS office, including the country director, Leo Kenny. Afterwards, …

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Salwar Kameez!

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Most of us have finally found salwar kameez (traditional Bengali clothing for women) that fit us. This has been kind of challenging since Bengali women are so much shorter and more petite than most of us. Luckily, we were told …

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And we are oriented yet again…

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This time, at least, with the students we’ll actually be taking classes with. The location could not have been better though. After 2 hours of stop and go traffic to get slightly out of Dhaka, we finally made it to …

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Mothball Mayhem

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The past few days since we’ve moved, I haven’t been feeling that great. Kind of dizzy with some nausea. I think that I finally figured out what it is, though: Mothballs. While we never had mothballs in our room in …

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